Category Archives: forensic evidence exaggeration

Forensics: Legal battle over notorious medical examiner’s track record – The Boston Globe

Legal battle over medical examiner’s track record – The Boston Globe — Read on http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/07/14/legal-battle-over-medical-examiner-track-record/2W7xARLPIYTw2OXFR2RaLI/story.html

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Forensics: Right to cop fingerprint and DNA matching databases can exonerate the innocent – often DAs object

This article talks about cops refusal and unfair prosecutorial objections to defendants having access to fingerprint search data owned by the police. The cop alternative is for defs to “trust” the police. What a joke. We should also include access … Continue reading

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Forensics: Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm – The New York Times

When the cops get new toys, this is what happens: BS predictive science misused and touted as “tough on crime ” In what may be the first known case of its kind, a faulty facial recognition match led to a … Continue reading

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Forensics: The Trump Administration Paid Millions for Test Tubes — and Got Unusable Mini Soda Bottles

Forensic fraud by The Trump Administration which Paid Millions for Test Tubes — and Got Unusable Mini Soda Bottles — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/the-trump-administration-paid-millions-for-test-tubes-and-got-unusable-mini-soda-bottles/amp

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Forensics: San Jose man not guilty in death-penalty child killing case

Its all about DNA mixture software interpretation. Sound familiar? San Jose man not guilty in death-penalty child killing case — Read on http://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/19/death-penalty-case-jury-finds-san-jose-man-not-guilty-in-2016-child-killing/amp/

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Forensics: The cost of wrongful convictions from cop lies and perjury. Retired Chicago journalist on George Floyd response: ‘This is what still haunts me’ – Chicago Tribune

Retired Chicago journalist on George Floyd fallout: ‘This is what still haunts me’ — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-comentary-andy-shaw-burge-racism-20200612-vd76wzka5vgdlmclrs23bpukdi-story.html

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The interpretation of forensic conclusions by criminal justice professionals: The same evidence interpreted differently – ScienceDirect

Bingo. A bit of a read, but at the end it is clear that experienced exMiners believe their own bs to much. The interpretation of forensic conclusions by criminal justice professionals: The same evidence interpreted differently – ScienceDirect — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: The Impact of Evidence Lineups on Fingerprint Expert Decisions – Kukucka

Simple idea. The bitemarkers skipped this part since 1954. The Impact of Evidence Lineups on Fingerprint Expert Decisions – Kukucka – – Applied Cognitive Psychology – Wiley Online Library — Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/acp.3703

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Forensics: Cops at the Floyd death scene discussed ‘excited delerium’ as an excuse.

They absolutely were looking for a way out to defend themselves against a wrongful death prosecution. This new article goes into why that is bs. The Two Autopsies Of George Floyd Aren’t As Different As They Seem

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Forensics: Facial recognition. No talk about accuracy; alot implied about facial algorithms selecting certain “constant” features. #Bertillion

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