Category Archives: exoneration

Forensics: Best title award winner! ‘Death Row Inmate Freed After Bullshit Bite Mark Evidence Determined To Be Bullshit’| Techdirt

Death Row Inmate Freed After Bullshit Bite Mark Evidence Determined To Be Bullshit | Techdirt — Read on http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210228/15114246339/death-row-inmate-freed-after-bullshit-bite-mark-evidence-determined-to-be-bullshit.shtml

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Forenscis: DA bad. NYC judge slams prosecutor’s office behind the wrongful homicide convictions of three men

82% of exons involve DA evidence misconduct. Nat’l Registration of Exonerations. NYC judge slams prosecutor’s office behind the wrongful homicide convictions of three men – CNNPolitics — Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/03/05/politics/queens-ny-wrongful-convictions/index.html

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Forensics: Sentenced to death, but innocent: These are stories of justice gone wrong. National Geographic @The_AAFS

In depth discussion and interviews. Includes Ray Krone who was put on death row by AAFS/ABFO bite dentist, Ray Rawson. The DA in his case spent $50K for the dental expert. The defense got $1500. Ray’s family petitioned the ABFO … Continue reading

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Forensics: Four Inspiring Female Scientists Tell Us How They Ended Up at the Innocence Project

Best of the best. Plus a cute little Chu(ie). Four Inspiring Female Scientists Tell Us How They Ended Up at the Innocence Project — Read on innocenceproject.org/women-in-stem-forensic-science-psychology/

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Forensics: Its official! Judge drops murder case for man who spent 23 years on death row on evidence now discredited – Magnolia State Live | Magnolia State Live

Another bullshit bitemarker case. The MS Attorney General’s Office continued to support Michael West’s quackery for decades. My visit during Howards’ last hearing in Columbus MS along with the MS and NY innocence legal teams was proof how committed they … Continue reading

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Bite Mark Evidence: What You Should Know About This Debunked Science

Bite mark evidence has sent at least two dozen innocent people to prison. So why is this debunked forensic method still being used? — Read on http://www.innocenceproject.org/what-is-bite-mark-evidence-forensic-science/

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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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Forensics: Florida’s House passes forensic analysis reform for convicted felons

This bill forces the state to access the police national DNA database when post conviction forensic testing reveals an unknown profile. HB 7077 would make forensic tests more accessible to convicted felons. — Read on floridapolitics.com/archives/322663-house-passes-forensic-analysis-reform-for-convicted-felons

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Forensics: Noted NY bitemarker dentist involved in another exoneration litigation. “Just like fingerprints.” Wood River murder hinged on bite mark evidence | Belleville News-Democrat

John Prante, from a St. Louis MO suburb, was convicted of Karla Brown’s Wood River IL murder wants his named cleared and a court to declare him innocent because his trial used bite mark teeth comparison evidence that science has … Continue reading

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Forensics: Bogus pattern matching in Australia leads back to the US FBI

Using science to correct false convictions goes on around the world. In Aussieland, this man spent 25 years in prison due to a “1/1,000 match” from a single hair. https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/02/why-is-courtroom-science-so-unscientific/

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