Category Archives: Bite Marks

Forensics: “Cargo Cult”experts. We Need To Get Junk Science Out of Courtrooms

Forensic pseudoscience introduced into the courtroom has been used to convict and render death on people based on the thinnest of evidence. — Read on http://www.currentaffairs.org/2023/01/we-need-to-get-junk-science-out-of-courtrooms

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Forensics: Bitemarker now recants his own testimony. Not the first time.

http://www.investigatetv.com/2022/12/12/bite-mark-evidence-used-dozens-convictions-now-considered-junk-science-by-some/

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Flawed Forensics: Feds weigh in on bite mark analysis as several cases get new look

Flawed Forensics: Feds weigh in on bite mark analysis as several cases get new look — Read on http://www.fox19.com/video/2022/12/12/flawed-forensics-feds-weigh-bite-mark-analysis-several-cases-get-new-look/

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Forensics: Rock ‘n’ molar: Bite marks on Steinway grand piano likely to have been made by Thomas Edison, who used to ‘hear through his teeth’

American inventor was known to pick up good vibrations in his skull — Read on http://www.musicradar.com/news/thomas-edison-bite-marks-steinway-piano

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Forensics: The history of DAs supporting junk science. A look back in time.

csidds.com/2016/12/09/are-we-in-the-twilight-zone-bitemarks-can-now-prove-innocence/

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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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Forensics: From Egypt. CT scan used for bitemark comparison.

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Said-Elshama/publication/364359100_How_to_Apply_Virtual_Autopsy_in_Egypt/links/634faf4212cbac6a3ed841e9/How-to-Apply-Virtual-Autopsy-in-Egypt.pdf

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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: California Legislation to End Wrongful Convictions Due to Faulty Expert Witness Testimony

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senator Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 467. SB 467, the End Wrongful Convictions Act, amends the standards used for evaluating expert testimony and forensics in court post-conviction. This law will take … Continue reading

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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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