Category Archives: CSI

Forensics: Biden’s Science Adviser Pick Could Advance Justice Reforms – Law360

This article portrays all the many players involved in both promoting and inhibiting evidence-based advances in certain forensic methods. It mentions bitemark evidence and the racial inequities of bad science on POC seeking exonerations. This arguing about junk forensic science … Continue reading

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Forensics: Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts.

Apparently, high-school science is beyond the ken of these law school geniuses at the DOJ. They quack like little lame 🦆ies. Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Old vs New Fire Investigation | Fire Cause Analysis| @The_AAFS should give him a medal.

We can thank John Lentini for being largely responsible in debunking failed police-developed 🔥 reconstruction. The resistance to change reflects the closed minded leadership of the bitemarkers http://www.abfo.org. Fire investigation procedures have changed drastically over the last two decades. Many … Continue reading

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Forensics: Scientific repression: Slimming to the Death: Herbalife®-Associated Fatality paper retracted.

This PSA contains a link to the single case report originally published by ELSEVIER. Then retracted by the journal’s editor after some legal pushback by HL. The bitemarkers have used similar threats. PubPeer report: “REMOVED: Slimming to the Death: Herbalife®-Associated … Continue reading

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Forensics: Forensic science inaccuracy: Firearm and fingerprint comparisons are less reliable than they seem.

A story told from a juror’s perspective. How police experts doctor their error rates in “proficiency” tests. Ballistics and fingerprints linked to misleading testimony as revealed by Itiel Dror at UCL. Bitemarkers did similar. Don’t believe forensic examiners’ claims about … Continue reading

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Forensics non-science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence – great overview on expert exaggeration in police crime labs.

From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and … Continue reading

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Forensics: Interviewing a Senior Advisor on Forensic Science Policy ( Sarah Chu ) – Major Investigators

This podcast is hosted by a very bright 9yo! She puts Sarah C through her paces. SC has a very important job at the NYIP. Listen to this episode from Major Investigators on Spotify. In this episode, we have a … Continue reading

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Forensics: Many to blame? How America’s deadliest serial killer went undetected for more than 40 years

Samuel Little says he killed 93 people, preying on women from the margins of society. Again and again, police across the country failed to stop him. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/samuel-little-serial-killer/part-one/

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Forensics: Six black girls were brutally murdered in the early ’70s. Why was this case never solved?

We might consider race of the victims. The case of the Freeway Phantom has faded into history — but not everyone has forgotten. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/six-black-girls-were-brutally-murdered-in-the-early-70s-why-was-this-case-never-solved/2018/05/21/c74d26ec-4e22-11e8-af46-b1d6dc0d9bfe_story.html

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Forensics: Aging of Bitemarks: A Literature Review

My first published journal article. In 1997. Co-author Curt Dailey is a mensch! Aging of Bitemarks: A Literature Review — Read on http://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/FORENSIC/PAGES/JFS14209J.htm

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