Category Archives: death penalty

Forensics: Wrongful Conviction – Podcasts

Read about the dark side of wrongful convictions. Multiple podcasts. Based on the files of the lawyers who freed them, Wrongful Conviction features interviews with men and women who have spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit … Continue reading

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Forensics: Roberson baby murder trial continues with a host of defense medical experts and “new evidence” found by a court clerk from past death penalty trial.

Its also about the lethality of a 3 foot fall and an autistic defendant who “acted strange” after the baby died. Mar. 13—The evidentiary hearing in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III, continued through Friday, March 12 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Hypnotic Texas Rangers stop using hypnosis after investigation reveals dubious science. 1700 cases.

Local cops still do this. Courts still accept this as evidence. AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety has ended the controversial practice of using hypnosis to investigate crimes. A department spokesman said… — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/investigations/2021/03/11/texas-rangers-stop-using-hypnosis-after-dallas-morning-news-investigation-reveals-dubious-science/

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Forensics: Junk psychology “experts” at the center of Texas and the Racist Machinery of Death

Very good read by Jordan Smith. You can add the ABFO bitemarkers to this list of experts enabling the death penalty in TX and elsewhere. In his new book, journalist Maurice Chammah explores the rise and fall of capital punishment … Continue reading

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Forensics: The result of bs bitemark opinions. Man execution 15 years on death row for killing daughter is scheduled.

I know this case. There were 3 suspects. All had adult teeth which were incredibly similar. A Texas ABFO dentist claimed he could differentiate the defendant Bourgeois from the other 2. The skin patterns were distorted and wildly Photoshopped. The … Continue reading

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Forensics: DA misconduct. Death row inmate says he’s facing execution based on lying jailhouse snitch’s word

All due to one career prolifict prison snitch. James Dailey says he may be executed without physical, eyewitness evidence — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/US/death-row-inmate-facing-execution-based-lying-jailhouse/story

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Forensics: San Jose man not guilty in death-penalty child killing case

Its all about DNA mixture software interpretation. Sound familiar? San Jose man not guilty in death-penalty child killing case — Read on http://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/19/death-penalty-case-jury-finds-san-jose-man-not-guilty-in-2016-child-killing/amp/

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Forensics: Trump, the USDoJ and prosecutors have put a clamp on forensic science reform.

This article reveals how the reemergence of status quo government control of scientific review has overwhelmed state and US efforts to eradicate junk and outdated forensic practices. Dan Delgar at the NY Innocence Project explains how the effect of forensic … Continue reading

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Forensics: Another lesson on not trusting convictions. 42,000 pages of undisclosed evidence

Another chapter about rigged prosecutions ending in a death sentence. The blame lies with DAs and the police. A new DA led to this new review. https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-da-larry-krasner-exoneration-christopher-williams-theophalis-wilson-20200106.html

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Forensics: Another lesson on not trusting convictions. 42,000 pages of undisclosed evidence

Another chapter about rigged prosecutions ending in a death sentence. The blame lies with DAs and the police. A new DA led to this new review. https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-da-larry-krasner-exoneration-christopher-williams-theophalis-wilson-20200106.html

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