Category Archives: Forensic Dentistry

Forensics: Police arresting elementary school kids an ongoing horror. Disabled and minority kids 5x more likely to be handcuffed.

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Forensics: The history of DAs supporting junk science. A look back in time.

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Forensics: Bitemarks take another hit in 2022. Why Is Bad Science Allowed in the Courtroom? | Psychology Today

A new report finds that a well-known forensic technique is unscientific. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-do-you-know/202210/why-is-bad-science-allowed-in-the-courtroom

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Forensics: Awesome. Marvel chairman commits millions for Cardozo law school to fight faulty forensics.

From bite marks to blood spatter, a New York law school wants to train current and future attorneys about forensic evidence and the ways it can be misused in the courtroom. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/legal/legalindustry/marvel-chairman-commits-millions-law-school-fight-faulty-forensics-2022-10-27/

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Forensics: From Egypt. CT scan used for bitemark comparison.

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Forensics: Only 72% of exonerated are compensated. Will Adnan Syed be compensated for his time in prison?

After being exonerated and leaving prison, another battle often begins: Getting paid for lost time. Some people receive millions, others get nothing. — Read on http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/10/23/adnan-syed-exoneration-compensation/10528473002/

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“Untrue Forensics”: Junk science tilts justice against those charged with crimes

More than 3,200 Americans have been wrongfully convicted in recent decades, more than half of them because forensic science has been misapplied, or worse, the evidence is false. — Read on http://www.hubcityspokes.com/state-features-documents/mcir-junk-science-tilts-justice-against-those-charged-crimes-6352dadce9434

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Forensics: Judges and DAs don’t care. A Star Witness Recanted. But Tasha Shelby is Still Imprisoned for ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Junk-Science. – The Appeal

A Star Witness Recanted. But Tasha Shelby is Still Imprisoned for ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Junk-Science. – The Appeal — Read on theappeal.org/tasha-shelby-shaken-baby-syndrome-junk-science/

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Forensics: Black Americans seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted – Mississippi Today

They spent 26 years on Mississippi’s death row for murders they did not commit — only to walk free last year. They are far from alone. — Read on mississippitoday.org/2022/10/11/black-americans-wrongfully-convicted/

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Forensics: I Told You So. Forensic Bitemark Analysis Not Supported by Sufficient Data, NIST Draft Review Finds | NIST

NIST scientific foundation reviews address issues of accuracy, reliability and validity in forensic science. — Read on http://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2022/10/forensic-bitemark-analysis-not-supported-sufficient-data-nist-draft-review

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