Category Archives: AAFS

Forensics: #ForensicOdontology Another victim of America’s greatest forensics fraudster has been exonerated – The Washington Post

Radley Balko has co-authored with Tucker Carrington ‘The Cadver King and the Country Dentist.” This WP piece is just a glimpse into how courts keep supporting over-reaching and fradulent “forensic scientists.” The number of experts who can claim to have … Continue reading

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Forensics: This is huge!Law reforms compensation process for those who are wrongly convicted.

The CA comp board has been obstructionist in processing these claims via DA influences since its inception. Law reforms compensation process for those who are wrongly convicted – Santa Barbara News-Press — Read on newspress.com/law-reforms-compensation-process-for-those-who-are-wrongly-convicted/

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Forensics: A deep dive. What happens to troubled prosecutors? New ‘extraordinary’ deposition reveals the answer

Most of us have certain minimal requirements to keep our jobs. When we don’t meet those requirements, there are consequences. What if your boss publicly admitted that you had a — Read on http://www.kctv5.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: Early review finds 900+ cases where debunked ‘hair matching science’ was used by prosecutors

35,000 cases to review. Case data going back to the 1980s. One underfunded and unmotivated State Attorney General is interviewed in this story. The FBI Director wrote a 2016 letter saying their hair experts were giving false testimony in these … Continue reading

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Forensics: DNA in murder case sits in Denver crime lab for 11 months

Family asking for public help. Crime lab output delays are unacceptable. A father is making an emotional plea and putting up $25,000 of his own money to help find his son’s killer. He is also asking the Problem Solvers to … Continue reading

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Forensics: Underfunded and mostly thankless. Cold case files: USF forensic anthropologist seeks the public’s help

Cold case files: USF forensic anthropologist seeks the public’s help • St Pete Catalyst — Read on stpetecatalyst.com/cold-case-files-usf-forensic-anthropologist-seeks-the-publics-help/

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Forensics: Scientific fraud. Ivermectin: How false science created a Covid miracle drug – BBC News

Thousands worldwide have taken ivermectin to fight Covid. But what’s the evidence? — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/health-58170809.amp

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Forensics: The FBI should listen to this. We’re talking about hair the wrong way : Short Wave : NPR

Humans have scalp hair. But why is human scalp hair so varied? Biological anthropologist Tina Lasisi wanted to find out. And while completing her PhD at Penn State University, she developed a better system for describing hair — rooted in … Continue reading

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Forensics: Gabby Petito update: FBI’s decision to hold victim’s remains, cause of death ‘very unusual,’ Dr. Baden says

Two weeks since Gabby Petito was revealed to have been the victim of a homicide, famed forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden told Fox News the FBI’s decision to withhold her remains from her family was “very unusual,” as was the … Continue reading

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Forensics: “Self-proclaimed bitemark expert” getting sued. Wrongfully convicted former death row inmate is suing Tampa Police officers who allegedly framed him | Blogs

Richard Souviron is a founding-father of the American Board of Forensic Odontology. Many of his peers have been sued by those wrongfully convicted through their claims of “scientific” accuracy. This case shows the degree of cognitive bias exhibited in their … Continue reading

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