Category Archives: Crime

‘Forensics: I am not afraid of the gas chamber’: Codebreakers solve old Zodiac Killer cipher

Scientists rock!! Classic cold case in California. FBI backs amateur sleuths who appear to have deciphered a chilling message from the infamous 1960s killer. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1250948

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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/

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Forensics: DC judge orders forensic lab to turn over firearms documents sought by prosecutors

An audit of the police gun lab shows multiple gun-matching “discrepancies.” A judge has ordered D.C.’s forensic sciences lab to turn over several documents related to a botched firearms analysis at the center of an ongoing murder case. — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: Anthropology Expert witness: Murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had defensive injuries when his remains were found

Very sad case. They all are. It was revealed in court Tuesday that a murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had broken bones consistent with defending himself when his remains were discovered. — Read on http://www.cleveland19.com/2020/10/27/expert-witness-murdered-year-old-cleveland-boy-had-defensive-injuries-when-his-remains-were-found/

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Forensics: Rebellious Scientists in ME’s office raise DNA police concerns – New York Daily News

Police in NYC collect DNA from citizens, the ME runs the DNA lab. This battle is ongoing. Over 30K samples exist in their database. An anonymous group of forensic scientists in the city Medical Examiner’s office fired off an email … Continue reading

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Forensics: US crime: Violation of state law’: Legal experts blast California GOP’s ‘fake’ voter ballot dropoff boxes

A new twist in the US election system and its a crime. See how this turns out. Many states are involved in this GOP trickery. Unofficial voter ballot drop boxes are appearing all over the state of California, and legal… … Continue reading

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Forensics: A Study in Scarlet: Where Fact Meets Fiction – The Anatomy Lab

Burke and Hare, ground-breaking Medical Jurisprudence, and Conan- Doyle. A Study in Scarlet: Where Fact Meets Fiction – The Anatomy Lab — Read on surgeonshallmuseums.wordpress.com/2020/04/17/a-study-in-scarlet-where-fact-meets-fiction/amp/

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Forensics: NYPD to use non-peer viewed nor tested DNA test data to create ‘virtual mugshots’

Whatta load of junk. Cops continue to use back-room “forensic” methods for judges to admit and prosecutors to use in criminal courts. Trash forensic science. Snapshot” phenotyping analyzes the genetic content of DNA — like a person’s skin tone, eye … Continue reading

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Forensics: San Francisco District Attorney To Probe Forensic Lab Analyst’s Work

The lab guy was arrested and an evidence bag from the SFPD crime lab. He had 8 years of crime lab casework that will be reviewed for mismanagement or worse. SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — Read on http://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/District-Attorney-To-Probe-Forensic-Lab-Analyst-s-15561768.php

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Forensics: Floyd’s autopsy makes medical examiner a rare target of anger – StarTribune.com

As usual, the politicos screwed the pooch on this. Prosecutors’ release of Dr. Andrew Baker’s preliminary findings highlighting other factors in George Floyd’s death led to a storm of criticism that defense attorneys say is unfair. — Read on http://www.startribune.com/floyd-s-autopsy-makes-medical-examiner-a-rare-target-of-anger/571343522/

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