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Forensics: 150 families showed up. #NamUS. UCO To Host Oklahoma Missing Persons Day Event
UCO To Host Oklahoma Missing Persons Day Event — Read on http://www.news9.com/story/64454d5905cfab072ba81ede/uco-to-host-oklahoma-missing-persons-day-event
Forensics: My take on why the ABFO bitemarker dentists should be booted from the AAFS.
Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, costs of wrongful convictions, criminal justice reform, Exoneration costs, forensic evidence exaggeration, forensic fraud, Forensic Science Bias, forensic science misconduct, forensic testimony, junk forensic science, Ray Krone bitemark case, wrongful convictions Leave a comment
Forensics: DeSantis killed the previous attempt to rid cop “hypnosis evidence.” Texas Senate advances bill to ban testimony derived under hypnosis
Forensic hypnosis is a technique used by law enforcement to boost a witness’s recall of the people, conversations and environment related to a crime. — Read on http://www.statesman.com/story/news/politics/state/2023/04/18/texas-senate-bill-338-prohibit-testimony-under-hypnosis-advances/70089073007/
Forensics: Florida bill to criminalize filming police actions is yet another anti-Black move
This proposal would make already tense situations worse and allow police to abuse their authority, Francesca Menes writes. — Read on news.yahoo.com/florida-bill-criminalize-filming-police-223303803.html
Forensics: Kentucky law mandates shooter’s AR-15 be sold at auction.
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Forensics: Report about 80 years of child abuse in Baltimore Catholic archdiocese. Statute of limitations on abuse abolished.
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Forensics: Weak to fraudulent testimonies. Forensic Experts: Error, Bias, Incompetence and Criminality
One of the tasks of a good legal team is to analyse, question and contest forensic reports and evidence. — Read on http://www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/blog/forensic-experts-error-bias-incompetence-and-criminality/
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Forensics: Grass roots efforts. How a UK missing persons charity solves cold cases using expert volunteers
Locate International, founded by a retired detective, has one ultimate goal: to investigate every cold case in the UK — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/science/2023/apr/02/how-a-uk-missing-persons-charity-solves-cold-cases-using-expert-volunteers
Forensics: Forensic Re-creations of Police Abuse Lead to Landmark Legal Settlements
Expert reconstructions that tie together evidence provide a public record of abuse that’s harder for cops to deny. — Read on theintercept.com/2023/03/31/philadelphia-nypd-police-brutality-settlement/
Forensics: New Colorado Law Makes it Easier for the Wrongly Convicted to Prove Innocence Using DNA Evidence – Innocence Project
New Colorado Law Makes it Easier for the Wrongly Convicted to Prove Innocence Using DNA Evidence – Innocence Project — Read on innocenceproject.org/new-colorado-law-makes-it-easier-for-the-wrongly-convicted-to-prove-innocence-using-dna-evidence/