Category Archives: Forensic Dentistry

Forensics: The Innocence Projects’ plans for its next 30 years.

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Forensics: First Black female in Tennessee. A 74-Year-Old Black Woman Gets Exonerated After Spending 28 Years in Prison

Joyce Watkins was granted parole in 2015, but she immediately began taking steps towards clearing her name and getting her 1988 conviction overturned. — Read on http://www.complex.com/life/black-woman-exoneration-prison-innocence

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Forensics: Police used fake DNA reports during interrogations, Virginia attorney general says

Im sure they fake other forensic “data” as a SOP. Virginia Beach police used forged documents that linked people’s DNA to a crime to get them to confess or cooperate with investigators, Virginia’s outgoing attorney general said. — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: False/misleading forensics compose 24% of wrongfully convicted nation wide. Michiganders have lost more than 1,415 years of freedom

Deniers of these stats blame the lawyers. Wrongful convictions have led to Michiganders spending at least 1,417 years in prison. Nationwide, exonerees have lost at least 26,289 years to prison. — Read on http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/wrongfully-convicted-michiganders-have-lost-more-than-1415-years-of-freedom

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Forensics: Senator Wiener Introduces Legislation to End Wrongful Convictions Resulting from Faulty Expert Witness Testimony

This new bill strengthens the previous “junk science” bill which was instrumental in the 2016 exoneration of Bill Richards. https://californiainnocenceproject.org/read-their-stories/william-richards/ Bill was convicted in 1997 based on the bitemark testimony of ABFO ex-president Skip Sperber. SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott … Continue reading

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Forensics: Lawyer for wrongfully convicted Earl Washington Jr. sues Virginia for withholding lab records

An attorney for Earl Washington Jr., who came within days of being executed in Virginia for a murder he didn’t commit, filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against a https://richmond.com/news/state-and-regional/lawyer-for-wrongfully-convicted-earl-washington-jr-sues-virginia-for-withholding-lab-records/article_9437c8b7-5d4a-52f5-9139-dac8db37cef0.html

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Forensics: Opinion | Another victim of America’s greatest forensics fraudster has been exonerated – The Washington Post

Bitemark stories from my casebook. The number of experts who can claim to have sent two innocent men to death row is pretty small. Michael West did it in a week. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/08/sherwood-brown-exonerated-michael-west/

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Forensics: Amazing UFO-derived machines? Sensitive up to 75 miles? Forensic investigators develop tools they say can find bodies | wbir.com

News release from the Outer-Limits Forensic Institute. Available now on Ebay. Art Bohanan, a forensic investigator who created the device, gave it a simple name: The Human Remains Locator. — Read on http://www.wbir.com/article/tech/forensic-investigators-develop-tools-they-say-can-find-bodies/51-d509bd82-f821-41c2-93c0-019c5e64fc8f

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Forensics: Bar counsel wants harsher penalties and files Appeals over possible sanctions for 3 former drug lab prosecutors | WBUR News

This has gone on for years. Junk drug testing scandal has fallen onto prosecutors who kept it quiet. The Office of Bar Counsel is appealing proposed sanctions for the three former assistant attorneys general, arguing each should face harsher punishments.  … Continue reading

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Forensics: Double-talking N.C. State Crime Lab, Attorney General defend debunked forensic science that sent innocent men to prison

Just like the MS AG defending bitemarker Michael West in Eddie Lee Howard’s exoneration proceedings. Pure crap. WBTV Investigates first told you this spring about the science called “Microscopic Hair Comparison” which has been discredited with then-FBI Director Jim Comey … Continue reading

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