Category Archives: Bad Forensic Science

Forensics: Man on death row for 2008 murder of child in Rusk County granted stay of execution

Bitemarker case. A man on death row convicted in the 2008 death of his girlfriend’s child in Rusk County has been granted a second stay of execution, the Texas Court of Criminal — Read on https://www.news-journal.com/news/police/man-on-death-row-for-2008-murder-of-child-in-rusk-county-granted-stay-of/article_dec181ac-5783-11eb-8fa6-47d2d01db7b9.html

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Forensics: Old vs New Fire Investigation | Fire Cause Analysis| @The_AAFS should give him a medal.

We can thank John Lentini for being largely responsible in debunking failed police-developed 🔥 reconstruction. The resistance to change reflects the closed minded leadership of the bitemarkers http://www.abfo.org. Fire investigation procedures have changed drastically over the last two decades. Many … Continue reading

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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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Forensics: Junk police “science.” Black Man Sues New Jersey City After Being Arrested Due to Error in Facial Recognition Technology

Much like sniffer dogs and road side drug “testing.” A Black man in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against police and county prosecutors after a misidentification by facial recognition technology resulted in him being jailed for 10 days. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Despite this mess ABFO/AAFS dentists still proffer in courts. Most agree bitemark matching is junk science. Why is it still in courts?

Decertification by the AAFS/FSAB would help. This is an incredible failure of supposed forensic science “leadership.” Plus the bitemarkers are still promoted by the National Association of Medical Examiners. WTF? At least 27 people were exonerated after faulty bitemark matching … Continue reading

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Forensics non-science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence – great overview on expert exaggeration in police crime labs.

From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and … Continue reading

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Forensics: Another botched bitemark case. FL State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence

From Aug 2020. State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence – Office Of The State Attorney 13th Judicial Circuit Of Florida … Continue reading

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Forensics: JUST RELEASED! Mississippi Innocence Project and Innocence Project Client Eddie Lee Howard’s Mississippi Capital Murder Conviction and Death Sentence Vacated

Out of Parchman! Congrats to Eddie Lee and his indomitable first appellate attorney, Vanzetta Williams. My first bitemark appeal case from 1999. And kudos to the Innocence Project team. Mississippi Innocence Project and Innocence Project Client Eddie Lee Howard’s Mississippi … Continue reading

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Forensics: Fascism in the US. Scott O’Grady: Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies suggesting Trump declare martial law

Im sure he will get the vaccine first. Scott O’Grady: Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies and tweets suggesting Trump declare martial law – CNNPolitics — Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/12/04/politics/trump-nominee-pentagon-martial-law/index.html

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Forensics: Revealing the lies and alot worse. Autopsy of a Crime Lab by Brandon L. Garrett – Hardcover – University of California Press

Of course, the #AAFS connection with the ABFO bitemarkers is a main target. This book exposes the dangerously imperfect forensic evidence that we rely on for criminal convictions.”That’s not my fingerprint, your honor,” said the defendant, after FBI experts reported a “100-percent identification.” They … Continue reading

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