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Forensics: Bitemarks take another hit in 2022. Why Is Bad Science Allowed in the Courtroom? | Psychology Today

A new report finds that a well-known forensic technique is unscientific. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-do-you-know/202210/why-is-bad-science-allowed-in-the-courtroom

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“Untrue Forensics”: Junk science tilts justice against those charged with crimes

More than 3,200 Americans have been wrongfully convicted in recent decades, more than half of them because forensic science has been misapplied, or worse, the evidence is false. — Read on http://www.hubcityspokes.com/state-features-documents/mcir-junk-science-tilts-justice-against-those-charged-crimes-6352dadce9434

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Forensics: I Told You So. Forensic Bitemark Analysis Not Supported by Sufficient Data, NIST Draft Review Finds | NIST

NIST scientific foundation reviews address issues of accuracy, reliability and validity in forensic science. — Read on http://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2022/10/forensic-bitemark-analysis-not-supported-sufficient-data-nist-draft-review

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Forensics: Bitemarker co-founder Souviron recants 1985 testimony that convicted him. But judge doesn’t care the science didn’t hold up. 37 years later he’s still in an Alabama prison.

Teeth marks convicted him, but the science didn’t hold up. 37 years later he’s still in an Alabama prison. – al.com — Read on http://www.al.com/news/2022/10/teeth-marks-convicted-him-but-the-science-didnt-hold-up-37-years-later-hes-still-in-an-alabama-prison.html

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Forensics: Danny Lee Hill ‘bite-mark’ claim sent to US judge

Post convictin DAs say the junk science had no effect on the conviction. Utter BS. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Sixth District Court of Appeals has ordered a public defender’s bid to reopen convicted murderer Danny Lee Hill’s new … Continue reading

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“Forensic gold that later became worthless junk.” Bitemarkers in Texas criminal court.

http://www.texasobserver.org/junk-science-forensics-chris-fabricant/

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Forensics: Exploding the myth of CSI heroes who are really villains. How fake science corrupts criminal justice

In 1992, Eddie Lee Howard, a poor black man, was accused of murdering an 84-year-old woman in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Howard had a solid alibi, and the state had no concrete evidence against him. In the original autopsy, the assigned … Continue reading

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Forensics: “Bitemark testimony harmless error.” Texas Prepares to Execute Man Whose Conviction Relied on Discredited Forensics

A death-row prisoner whose conviction prosecutors obtained with discredited forensic testimony is set to be executed in Texas on August 17, 2022.… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/texas-prepares-to-execute-man-whose-conviction-relied-on-discredited-forensics

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Forensics: Upcoming Execution Based on Discredited Forensic Science

I worked this case during his appeals. The dentist testified to all the bs proclaimed by the bitemarkers. Kosoul Chanthakoummane is set to be executed August 17 for the murder of a Dallas realtor in a case built on hypnosis … Continue reading

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Forensics: Bitemark junk science will send a man to his execution on Aug 17. A New Book Exposes Junk Science.

On Wednesday in Austin, the head of the Texas Forensic Science Commission will interview the author of the latest forensic-science takedown. — Read on http://www.texasmonthly.com/news-politics/book-junk-science-wrongful-convictions-hero-texan/

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