Category Archives: ABFO
Forensics: Despite this mess ABFO/AAFS dentists still proffer in courts. Most agree bitemark matching is junk science. Why is it still in courts?
Decertification by the AAFS/FSAB would help. This is an incredible failure of supposed forensic science “leadership.” Plus the bitemarkers are still promoted by the National Association of Medical Examiners. WTF? At least 27 people were exonerated after faulty bitemark matching … Continue reading
Forensics: Forensic science inaccuracy: Firearm and fingerprint comparisons are less reliable than they seem.
A story told from a juror’s perspective. How police experts doctor their error rates in “proficiency” tests. Ballistics and fingerprints linked to misleading testimony as revealed by Itiel Dror at UCL. Bitemarkers did similar. Don’t believe forensic examiners’ claims about … Continue reading
Forensics non-science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence – great overview on expert exaggeration in police crime labs.
From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and … Continue reading
Forensics: Interviewing a Senior Advisor on Forensic Science Policy ( Sarah Chu ) – Major Investigators
This podcast is hosted by a very bright 9yo! She puts Sarah C through her paces. SC has a very important job at the NYIP. Listen to this episode from Major Investigators on Spotify. In this episode, we have a … Continue reading
Forensics: Another botched bitemark case. FL State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence
From Aug 2020. State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence – Office Of The State Attorney 13th Judicial Circuit Of Florida … Continue reading
Forensics: JUST RELEASED! Mississippi Innocence Project and Innocence Project Client Eddie Lee Howard’s Mississippi Capital Murder Conviction and Death Sentence Vacated
Out of Parchman! Congrats to Eddie Lee and his indomitable first appellate attorney, Vanzetta Williams. My first bitemark appeal case from 1999. And kudos to the Innocence Project team. Mississippi Innocence Project and Innocence Project Client Eddie Lee Howard’s Mississippi … Continue reading
Forensics: Call for Bar Condemnation and Investigation of President Trump’s Campaign Lawyers for Subverting American Democracy
A consortium of 1500 lawyers wrote this. Only abt 1M more to go. Lying for a client in court is illegal. Usually. — Read on lawyersdefendingdemocracy.org/call-for-bar-condemnation-and-investigation-of-president-trumps-campaign-lawyers-for-subverting-american-democracy/
Forensics: Giuliani lies claim win over Antrim judge’s order. But its related to pot proposal not the US election.
News: Reports say Guliani now is hospitalised for covid. Another lawyer’s trail of Trumper lies. The lawsuit relates to a close result in a marijuana proposal in one Antrim County village, according to the judge’s order. — Read on http://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/12/05/giuliani-claims-win-antrim-judge-pot-proposal-order/3839075001/
Unfettered lying and ourtroom fabrication getting some long needed attention. The misconduct of Kansas prosecutors like Jacqie Spradling undermines confidence in the justice system. Now, Spradling is finally fighting for her law license. — Read on http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/melinda-henneberger/article247608975.html
The abysmal effects of a despotic politician. Scientists in cages along with their families. A Day In The Life Of Dr. Anthony Fauci — Read on m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5fc7fed7c5b61bea2b14e3ee/amp