Category Archives: CSI

Forensics: Santae Tribble, whose wrongful conviction revealed FBI forensic hair match flaws, dies at 59 – The Washington Post

Another victim to forensic junk promulgated by the FBI. His exoneration helped launch a Justice Department review that found FBI hair examiners systematically overstated testimony in almost all trials in which they gave evidence over two decades. — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: What autopsies reveal about coronavirus

This is fascinating stuff. Not what you are seeing in the media. You might need a medical dictionary. What autopsies reveal about coronavirus – The Washington Post — Read on www-washingtonpost-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/07/01/coronavirus-autopsies-findings/

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Forensic Fraud: The Secret, Absurd World of Coronavirus Mask Traders and Middlemen Trying To Get Rich Off Government Money

The Secret, Absurd World of Coronavirus Mask Traders and Middlemen Trying To Get Rich Off Government Money — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-absurd-world-of-coronavirus-mask-traders-and-middlemen-trying-to-get-rich-off-government-money/amp

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Forensics: Undercounting Those Killed by the N.Y.P.D. – The New York Times

Here’s where forensics and politics show their dark-side. Who has the final say? Read on….. A never-released report shows that the number of people killed by police activity in New York is more than twice what has been reported. — … Continue reading

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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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Forensics: Cops at the Floyd death scene discussed ‘excited delerium’ as an excuse.

They absolutely were looking for a way out to defend themselves against a wrongful death prosecution. This new article goes into why that is bs. The Two Autopsies Of George Floyd Aren’t As Different As They Seem

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Forensics: Messed up DNA specimen evidence is discovered by defense DNA experts.

This story tells how unequal forensic resources leaves defendants without court approval for independent testing. The judge refused to grant funding. The defense garnered $$ from donations. Then there is the mixup of swabs that they discovered. Also, the prosecution … Continue reading

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Forensic Pathology: “Excited delerium“ excuse used in MN police restraint death of #GeorgeFloyd

Thurs. May 29, 2020. 6.30 pm PDT. Today certain “qualified” talking heads in the media have copied the unfounded and rather illogical theory that is used in every police custody restraint death case as a defense. There is a medically … Continue reading

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Forensics: False accusers. A public defender in Manhattan says The Central Park video is all too familiar.

An ugly incident between a birdwatcher and dog walker shows there needs to be accountability for playing the privilege card. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/im-a-public-defender-in-manhattan-the-central-park-video-is-all-too-familiar/2020/05/26/73c3de60-9f99-11ea-81bb-c2f70f01034b_story.html

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Forensics: DAs office in the “lynching” shooting of black man circled their wagons over recent bitemark exoneration

Read about how DAs still think bitemarks are scientific. Sheila Denton’s wrongful conviction came out of the same DA office which for 2 months said that unarmed Arbery’s murder was a “justifiable” shooting of a “suspected criminal.” What utter BS. … Continue reading

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