Category Archives: Forensic Dentistry

Forensics: A demand to U of Texas to halt faculty from doing “illegal” dental ageing reports for US immigration cases. #junk#forensic#science

innocenceproject.org/innocence-project-demands-university-stop-use-of-dental-age-estimation/

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Forensics: “Autopsy of a bitemark case” convicting an innocent man. @theNAME1966

Of course the 2 dentists are ABFO members. csidds.com/2015/08/19/the-case-of-the-recaptured-bitemark-showing-how-judges-get-bamboozled/

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Forensics: DC crime lab goes after lab auditor Bruce Budowle then says it never concealed findings

Defending itself against allegations of “fraudulent behavior” that led to the loss of its accreditation, D.C.’s embattled crime lab said it never deliberately concealed any information from its accrediting board. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/06/documents-dc-crime-lab-says-it-never-concealed-findings/

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Forensics: 40 hour course qualifies to do BPA. Study on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Finds ‘Conclusions Were Often Erroneous’

Study on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Finds ‘Conclusions Were Often Erroneous’ – Reason.com — Read on reason.com/2021/06/11/study-on-bloodstain-pattern-analysis-finds-conclusions-were-often-erroneous/

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Forensics: Opinion | Ignoring deep-seated problems at D.C.’s crime lab will cost lives and taxpayers – The Washington Post

DC Politicos are whitewashing these issues. The Department of Forensic Sciences needs oversight and new leadership committed to scientific integrity. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/11/dc-crime-lab-disaster-council-bowser/

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Forensics: Good review on judicial weaknesses. Stop Using Junk Science in the Courtroom – The Daily Utah Chronicle

  In 1985, Robert Lee Stinson was convicted of raping and murdering a 63-year-old woman based on so-called expert testimony that his bite matched a mark on the victim’s body. He spent over 23 years in prison but was later … Continue reading

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Forensics: More ABFO bitemarker damage. Gilbert Lee Poole Jr. Exonerated of Murder After Three Decades. @theNAME1966

Locked up for more than three decades for murder, Gilbert Lee Poole, Jr. had been serving a life sentence since 1989 based largely on a form of forensic evidence once widely used but no longer deemed reliable: bite mark analysis. … Continue reading

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Forensics: Latest bitemark wrongful conviction: Eddie Lee Howard

Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom – Eddie Lee Howard  https://www.wrongfulconvictionpodcast.com/podcast/s12e58-wrongful-conviction-with-jason-flom-eddie-lee-howard

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Forensics: Protect and Serve. Georgia Southern QB says false-positive field test showed bird droppings as cocaine

Straight to law enforcement chem-tests are nortorious for this. You can add Georgia Southern University’s starting quarterback to the list of innocent people wrongly charged with drugs based on a faulty roadside drug test. — Read on http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/georgia-southern-qb-says-false-positive-field-test-showed-bird-droppings-as-cocaine.amp

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Forensics. Scientist Faces Legal threats and police searches: Debate explodes over baby shaking science

Forensic Science progress is personally and professionally risky. Waney Squire MD had similar retribution in the UK. Legal threats and police searches: Debate explodes over baby shaking science — Read on amp.theage.com.au/national/victoria/legal-threats-and-police-searches-debate-explodes-over-baby-shaking-science-20210513-p57rkp.html

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