Category Archives: Bite Marks

Forensics: Ive never seen a bitemark like this. Obviously a fake. Armie Hammer Documentary Removes Bite Mark Pic, Viewers Think It’s A Tattoo

Discovery+’s new series “House of Hammer” is removing an alleged image of a bite mark after viewers believed it was actually an image of a tattoo. — Read on http://www.tmz.com/2022/09/07/armie-hammer-docuseries-remove-bite-mark-tattoo-house-hammer/

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

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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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Forensics: The untrue and pseudoscience of bitemark matching infects India’s dental literature

Reading this drivel gives me a headache. They claim its as good as DNA using scrape marks on skin as one of a kind evidence. They cite some of my work as supporting their claims. Utterly delusional. ompj.org/files/ompj 13 2 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Opinion | Innocence Project lawyer’s book shows where science clashes with the law

Add to this the fact that the bitemarkers are still certified by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Science knows certain forensic techniques — such as bite mark analysis — are junk. Why can’t judges accept that? — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Innocence Project’s M. Chris Fabricant On ‘Junk Science’

Read about M. Chris Fabricant’s book Junk Science and the “American Criminal Justice System.” Fabricant is director of strategic litigation at the Innocence Project. — Read on http://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/innocence-project-m-chris-fabricant-junk-science-qa

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Forensics: Australia. How did we fall for the junk science of forensics?

US described as “bitemark crazy.” I grew up in the golden age of forensic science, at a time when expert witnesses were becoming celebs, each with their special little area of crimebusting… — Read on http://www.spectator.com.au/2022/05/how-fact-killed-my-belief-in-forensics/

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