Monthly Archives: February 2021

Forensics: Sentenced to death, but innocent: These are stories of justice gone wrong. National Geographic @The_AAFS

In depth discussion and interviews. Includes Ray Krone who was put on death row by AAFS/ABFO bite dentist, Ray Rawson. The DA in his case spent $50K for the dental expert. The defense got $1500. Ray’s family petitioned the ABFO … Continue reading

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Foolensics: Fauci unloads on Anti-Science Trump: ‘He did things that were terrible’ when I contradicted him – Raw Story

This is not a pun. Fools have been in charge for years. They never had a clue. False promises and lies. People died. Dr. Anthony Fauci unloaded on former President Donald Trump in an interview with the UK newspaper The … Continue reading

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Forensics: Missing girl’s body found on Crow Reservation | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Indigenous female murder rates are spiking. Little mentioned in major media. Unacceptable. Missing girl’s body found on Crow Reservation | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | billingsgazette.com — Read on billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/mmiw/missing-girls-body-found-on-crow-reservation/article_2674ccb0-3cf2-58b2-8f62-64f8a25be3e9.amp.html

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Frensics: Anthro: ‘Rare’ Roman penis carving found in Cambridgeshire

Id say impressive. ‘Rare’ Roman penis carving found in Cambridgeshire – BBC News — Read on http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-cambridgeshire-56113457

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Forensics: Covid deniers in Florida. Authorities: Men posed as US marshals to avoid wearing masks

Stupid seems to run in this family. Investigators learned the men had never been employed as U.S. marshals or by the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service. — Read on http://www.wapt.com/article/authorities-men-posed-as-us-marshals-to-avoid-wearing-masks/35552641

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Forensics: On the eve of the #AAFS2021 meeting, the last 4 years of stagnation of forensic reform is reviewed.

Very comprehensive look at the obstinance of hard-core deniers of scientific progress in police crime labs. Written by Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith. theintercept.com/2019/05/05/forensic-evidence-aafs-junk-science/

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Forensics: Bitemark believer at the #AAFS2021 online conference carries on the myth.

Reading Richard Souviron always leaves me confused. What the heck. Is he saying bitemark patterns are still reliable means to direct the police investigations? I think so. What’s the error rate regarding your personal selection from your personal casework? 100%? … Continue reading

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Forensics: Police violence against children. Black girls are often treated like adults during police encounters, experts say. Rochester is just one example

Unacceptable violence against children of color by police. White girls get much more deference than Black girls. Rochester police had handcuffed a 9-year-old Black girl and put her in the back of a police car last month when an officer … Continue reading

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Forensics: Footprints can tell about the body size-A research to be presented in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Conference

Conclusion: Fatter means larger, thinner means smaller. Am I missing something? CHANDIGARH: A research conducted by Dr. Kewal Krishan, Associate Professor and former Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh and his student Dr. Richa Mukhra has shown … Continue reading

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Forensics: Four Inspiring Female Scientists Tell Us How They Ended Up at the Innocence Project

Best of the best. Plus a cute little Chu(ie). Four Inspiring Female Scientists Tell Us How They Ended Up at the Innocence Project — Read on innocenceproject.org/women-in-stem-forensic-science-psychology/

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