Category Archives: Forensic Dentistry

Forensics: Biased DNA analyst and incentivised witness. New forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man

Hampikian’s forensic work assists in exoneration of innocent man – Boise State News — Read on http://www.boisestate.edu/news/2022/06/30/hampikians-forensic-work-assists-in-exoneration-of-innocent-man/

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Forensics: Confessions of an ex-bitemarker. 30 minute podcast. Details of the classic forensic psuedo-science.

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Forensics: $$$ in covid claims. Medical Society Accuses Insurers of Using ‘Junk Science’ to Deny Covid Business Claims

Medical Society Accuses Insurers of Using ‘Junk Science’ to Deny Covid Business Claims — Read on http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2022/06/27/673525.htm

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Forensics: Cracking Down on Junk Science: Judicial Conference Committee Approves Amendments to Federal Rule 702

This might dissuade some judges using the “let the jury figure it out” approach to vetting expert testimony. The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure recently voted unanimously to approve two proposed amendments to Federal Rule of … Continue reading

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Forensics: Opinion | Innocence Project lawyer’s book shows where science clashes with the law

Add to this the fact that the bitemarkers are still certified by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Science knows certain forensic techniques — such as bite mark analysis — are junk. Why can’t judges accept that? — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Preemie mom in jail for a year. Biased and incompetent Autopsies Have a History of Costly Mistakes, Yet Change Is Slow

Id say change aint happening when considering the Nat’l Asso of Medical Examiners rabid response the Itiel Dror’s research into pathologists’ cognitive biases involving racial stereotypes. Disastrous errors by medical examiners have raised questions about whether they are influenced by … Continue reading

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Forensics: Excited delerium excuse. Forensic expert contradicts Caddo coroner on McGlothen’s cause of death

SHREVEPORT, La. – The death of a man who died two years ago in Shreveport police custody was a homicide, according to testimony Wednesday from a forensic pathologist. — Read on http://www.kpvi.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: AI computing child abuse cases is flawed and racially discriminatory.

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Forensics: Junk science reparation. Massachusetts agrees to settlement for thousands of people who were wrongfully convicted of drug charges

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has agreed to a settlement that would pay back fees associated with legal cases, probation and fines for tens of thousands of people who were wrongfully — Read on http://www.wlfi.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: False DNA testimony. Calls for independent inquiry into Queensland forensic lab as DNA testing failures prompt criminal cases to be reopened

A government review into DNA testing at a state-run forensics laboratory is labelled “manifestly inadequate” by a former employee after Queensland police revealed they were re-examining cases dating back to the start of 2018. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-02/qld-dna-forensic-lab-review-handling-criminal-cases/101121284

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