Category Archives: Crime lab scandal

Forensics: Brand new Crime lab mistakes man’s Tums for cocaine; Audit underway

Crime lab mistakes man’s Tums for cocaine; Audit underway – KTVZ — Read on ktvz.com/cnn-regional/2022/09/20/crime-lab-mistakes-mans-tums-for-cocaine-audit-underway/

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LA Sheriff Villanueva destroyed fotos. Forensic Expert’s Blunt Opinion Sheds New Suspicion In Kobe Bryant Crash Trial

A forensic expert in the Kobe trial has come forward with more damning testimony against LA County officials, this time concerning the handling of evidence. — Read on http://www.nickiswift.com/969677/forensic-experts-blunt-opinion-sheds-new-suspicion-in-kobe-bryant-crash-trial/

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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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Fake Forensics: Parcells banned from doing business, ordered to pay $700K+ for autopsy crimes

Parcells banned from doing business, ordered to pay $700K+ for autopsy crimes — Read on http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/parcells-banned-from-doing-business-ordered-to-pay-dollar700kplus-for-autopsy-crimes/ar-AA10wvRp

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Forensics: More junk toxicology testing affects many criminal cases. Texas Forensics Lab Loses Its License After Probe

The Texas For Sci Commission at work. A Texas laboratory is facing questions with regulators about its work in a sexual assault case out of Pennsylvania. — Read on http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/texas-news/texas-labs-license-suspended-after-probe-into-pennsylvania-sex-assault-case/3039629/

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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: Another #NamUS missing children cold case: Mom finally faces park where son disappeared.

Nearly three decades after two toddlers went missing from the same Harlem playground, New York City Police have yet to find the boys or name a suspect. — Read on abc7ny.com/missing-children-persons-case-unsolved-mysteries-cases/3127138/

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Forensics: Biased DNA analyst and incentivised witness. New forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man

Hampikian’s forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man – Boise State News — Read on http://www.boisestate.edu/news/2022/06/30/hampikians-forensic-work-assists-in-exoneration-of-innocent-man/

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Forensics: Confessions of an ex-bitemarker. 30 minute podcast. Details of the classic forensic psuedo-science.

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Forensics: Junk science reparation. Massachusetts agrees to settlement for thousands of people who were wrongfully convicted of drug charges

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has agreed to a settlement that would pay back fees associated with legal cases, probation and fines for tens of thousands of people who were wrongfully — Read on http://www.wlfi.com/content/tncms/live/

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