Category Archives: criminal justice
Forensics: Talking about racial disparities in criminality and punishment. The facts are clear that justice has two tiers of law enforcement and constitutional rights.
Forensics: Go Alicia! Reforming Forensics: Why Academics Are Challenging the Science Behind U.S. Criminal Justice | Discover Magazine
Academics are fighting to reform criminal justice techniques — many of which are based on thin and outdated science — that have incriminated hundreds of innocent people in the U.S. — Read on http://www.discovermagazine.com/technology/reforming-forensics-why-academics-are-challenging-the-science-behind-criminal-justice
The presentation of forensic evidence is typically one-sided in many US criminal courts. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/law-and-psychology/202104/why-defense-forensics-experts-matter
Forensics: Fingerprints looking into mistake prevention and cognitive safeguards. Good info for all CSI types.
Forensics: Looking at years of forensic quality issues, D.C. agencies to launch post-conviction reviews in light of crisis at Department of Forensic Sciences – The Washington Post
Almost a decade ago, this lab lost its “independence” from law enforcement control, and the police/DA/mayor bunch took over. It has gone down hill ever since. The department lost its accreditation in May and recently came under fire for alleged … Continue reading
Forensics: #ForensicOdontology Another victim of America’s greatest forensics fraudster has been exonerated – The Washington Post
Radley Balko has co-authored with Tucker Carrington ‘The Cadver King and the Country Dentist.” This WP piece is just a glimpse into how courts keep supporting over-reaching and fradulent “forensic scientists.” The number of experts who can claim to have … Continue reading
Forensics: A deep dive. What happens to troubled prosecutors? New ‘extraordinary’ deposition reveals the answer
Most of us have certain minimal requirements to keep our jobs. When we don’t meet those requirements, there are consequences. What if your boss publicly admitted that you had a — Read on http://www.kctv5.com/content/tncms/live/
Forensics: Early review finds 900+ cases where debunked ‘hair matching science’ was used by prosecutors
35,000 cases to review. Case data going back to the 1980s. One underfunded and unmotivated State Attorney General is interviewed in this story. The FBI Director wrote a 2016 letter saying their hair experts were giving false testimony in these … Continue reading
Family asking for public help. Crime lab output delays are unacceptable. A father is making an emotional plea and putting up $25,000 of his own money to help find his son’s killer. He is also asking the Problem Solvers to … Continue reading
A Failure of Forensics. A CLE and MCLE accredited interview with Professor Brandon Garrett and Dr. Peter Stout — Read on http://www.talksonlaw.com/talks/a-failure-in-forensics