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About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.

Forensics: Are vaccine mandates “constitutional?”

Let’s say yes. Listen to Jennifer Oliva. “General law” applied by SCOTUS decades ago. Short podcast. It’s Special Edition Saturday on October 2nd, 2021 with… — Read on

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Forensics: ‘“Nobody will tell me the truth’ | Man’s death pinned on cougar attack; wildlife experts say there’s no way

Sounds about right for TX. Texas Rangers, a justice of the peace, a Sheriff, medical examiner chaos, and evidence rotting in the storage locker. The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the … Continue reading

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Forensics: Crime scene investigation. Jan. 6 rioters targeted Capitol’s unreinforced windows

Two windows and two doors used by Jan. 6 rioters were among only a few that weren’t reinforced during a Capitol security upgrade that started in 2017. — Read on

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Forensics: The Nuclear ‘Demon Core’ That Killed Two Scientists – Atlas Obscura

New Mexico dodged a bullet from this one. Their attitudes abt vax and max, not so lucky. After World War II ended, physicists kept pushing a plutonium core to its edge. — Read on

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Unvaccinated medical examiner forces Rensselaer County’s autopsies to change venue

What in the holy hell? The Capital Region’s best known pathologist won’t get COVID-19 shot, moving Rensselaer… — Read on

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Forensics: Online CLE & MCLE | A Failure of Forensics

A Failure of Forensics. A CLE and MCLE accredited interview with Professor Brandon Garrett and Dr. Peter Stout — Read on

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Forensics: JFS Journal Editor Calls Out ‘Emotional’ Response to Controversial Study

This review highlights the dirty tricks in use by some forensic ‘scientists’ and the “premier” Medical Examiners Association @theNAME1966, apparently insulted over independent research into their cognitive bias. (The Circumstantial type). Despicable. Journal Editor Calls Out ‘Emotional’ Response to Controversial … Continue reading

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Forensics: Gabby Petitio’s Dad: “Other Missings Deserve the Same Attention.” @NAMUSInfo

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Forensics: More ABFO/AAFS bitemark dentists proven wrong. Fish & Richardson Helps Free Sherwood Brown From Death Row

After more than a quarter-century on death row, a Mississippi man wrongly convicted of murdering three women walked free after DNA testing disproved his prosecutors’ case. Attorneys with Fish & Richardson PC took the lead of a pro bono team … Continue reading

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Forensics: Covid crimes. Man filmed helping patient leave hospital linked to Italian far-right party

This patient’s wife did not consent to him leaving. The man died 2 days later. Antonio Mureddu, with links to Italian far-right party Lega Nord, ID’d as man who filmed himself helping a visibly ill man leave LUH. — Read … Continue reading

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