Monthly Archives: November 2021

Forensics: Brady violations galore. FBI coverups. Malcolm X murder: Lawyers for men exonerated in Malcolm X killing discuss wrongful convictions

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with attorneys Barry Scheck and David Shanies, who represented the two men exonerated this week for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2021/11/20/1057684536/lawyers-for-men-exonerated-in-malcolm-x-killing-discuss-wrongful-convictions

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Forensics: Go Chris P. and Brandon G! Problems in San Diego crime lab come to light in audits and internal documents

This lab would not pass muster by a vetinerary care agency. Why are substandard practices in police crime labs ignored? Years of audits and internal reports document problems at the county crime lab. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-11-21/security-san-diego-crime-lab

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Forensics: Genealogical DNA. He was evil’: Daughter of killer in 62-year-old cold case helps detectives solve it

‘He was evil’: Daughter of killer in 62-year-old cold case helps detectives solve it – KXLY — Read on http://www.kxly.com/the-daughter-of-killer-in-62-year-old-cold-case-speaks-to-spokane-police/

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Forensics: Defense strategy fails. Judge denies motion to dismiss medical examiner and anthro testimony in Zutten Murder trial

One wonders if the defense lacked funds to get their own experts. Thats up to the judge to grant. Issues are manner and time of death opinions. Judge denies motion to dismiss medical examiner testimony in Zutten Murder trial — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Montgomery v. Louisiana: America’s Racist History Means Even a Supreme Court Victory Does Not Guarantee Justice

The dark-side of racially motivated criminal justice in the US. This time it is against children. Henry Montgomery, 72, a black man who has been imprisoned for more than 55 years and was the victorious plaintiff in a Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Forensic Odontology: Remains found in California forest identified as missing man

Way to go Jimmy Wood. NorCal odont. MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — Human remains found in a remote Northern California forest last year have been identified as those belonging to a man reported missing for more than 15 years, authorities said … Continue reading

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Forensics: Why Florida has the most people serving life without parole

Why Florida leads the nation in people serving life without chance of parole. — Read on http://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/11/11/two-strikes-and-you-re-in-prison-forever

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Forensics: Talking about racial disparities in criminality and punishment. The facts are clear that justice has two tiers of law enforcement and constitutional rights.

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Forensics: Few are overturned. Even fewer are exonerated. No new science because there never was any science to begin with. Overturned abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome convictions in the United States

Overturned abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome convictions in the United States: Prevalence, legal basis, and medical evidence – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S014521342100449X

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Forensics: WTF? Man donated his body to science; company sold $500 tickets to his dissection | Ars Technica

The widow learned of the dissection from a news reporter. — Read on arstechnica.com/science/2021/11/man-donated-his-body-to-science-company-sold-500-tickets-to-his-dissection/

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