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Forensics: The fight for exoneration: Over 29,100 years ‘lost’ in prison in wrongful convictions, database finds
Over 29,100 years have been ‘lost’ in prison due to wrongful convictions, as Sidney Holmes’ 400-year prison sentence garners attention amid his exoneration. — Read on abcnews.go.com/US/fight-exoneration-29100-years-lost-prison-wrongful-convictions/story
Forensics: Murdaugh blood spatter witness has expertise beyond the pale.
This guy goes way beyond the limits to what limits exists in the field. Claims multiple shooters and more…. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/blood-spatter-expert-testifies-alex-murdaugh-trial_n_63fcfa84e4b0ecabbaa0b89d
Forensics: Looking Back: Forensic Fraud in Child Abuse Cases | Coerced plea deals and hidden fraud
By Jeffrey Deskovic “Looking back” will feature reprints of articles that Jeff previously wrote while a columnist at The Westchester Guardian, which — Read on http://www.davisvanguard.org/2023/02/looking-back-forensic-fraud-in-child-abuse-cases-2/
Forensics: The Devil pathologist masquerading as an expert for decades.
Forensics: Subjective and Contradictory opinions. Interpreting Blood Stain Patterns: Science or Speculation?
In the TV-show Dexter, the titular character leads a double life as both a forensic scientist and a serial killer. Dexter’s unique forensic… — Read on http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx
Forensics: “100% certainty” in play plus stains on T-shirt not blood leads to Alex Murdaugh Fights to Bar Blood Spatter Evidence From Murder Trial
The disgraced South Carolina lawyer accused of killing his wife and son says blood-spatter evidence from a T-shirt is garbage. — Read on http://www.thedailybeast.com/alex-murdaugh-fights-to-bar-blood-spatter-evidence-from-murder-trial
Forensics: “Cargo Cult”experts. We Need To Get Junk Science Out of Courtrooms
Forensic pseudoscience introduced into the courtroom has been used to convict and render death on people based on the thinnest of evidence. — Read on http://www.currentaffairs.org/2023/01/we-need-to-get-junk-science-out-of-courtrooms
Forensics: Biases and Tunnel Vision. Unlucky numbers: Fighting murder convictions that rest on shoddy stats | Science
Unlucky numbers: Fighting murder convictions that rest on shoddy stats | Science | AAAS — Read on http://www.science.org/content/article/unlucky-numbers-fighting-murder-convictions-rest-shoddy-stats
Forensics: Better late than never. Study Assesses the Accuracy and Reproducibility of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
This research is part of a broader portfolio of impression & pattern evidence projects managed by NIJ Physical Scientist, Gregory Dutton, Ph.D. Find more information about impression & pattern evidence research at NIJ. Find more on bloodstain pattern analysis. — … Continue reading
Flawed Forensics: Feds weigh in on bite mark analysis as several cases get new look
Flawed Forensics: Feds weigh in on bite mark analysis as several cases get new look — Read on http://www.fox19.com/video/2022/12/12/flawed-forensics-feds-weigh-bite-mark-analysis-several-cases-get-new-look/