Category Archives: forensic evidence exaggeration

Forensics: How is this considered reliable? Should a dog’s sniff be enough to convict a person of murder? | Science | AAAS

Should a dog’s sniff be enough to convict a person of murder? | Science | AAAS — Read on http://www.science.org/content/article/should-dog-s-sniff-be-enough-convict-person-murder

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

Radley Balko has co-authored with Tucker Carrington ‘The Cadver King and the Country Dentist.” This WP piece is just a glimpse into how courts keep supporting over-reaching and fradulent “forensic scientists.” The number of experts who can claim to have … Continue reading

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Forensics: Online CLE & MCLE | A Failure of Forensics

A Failure of Forensics. A CLE and MCLE accredited interview with Professor Brandon Garrett and Dr. Peter Stout — Read on http://www.talksonlaw.com/talks/a-failure-in-forensics

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Forensics: UK review of 9 years after the FSS shutdown. The Risks of Doing Forensics on the Cheap

The Risks of Doing Forensics on the Cheap | The Crime Report — Read on thecrimereport.org/2021/09/22/the-perils-of-doing-forensics-on-the-cheap/

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Forensics: Fingerprint error rate on close non‐matches

Bursting a major fingerprint fallacy of infallibility. Fingerprint error rates. — Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1556-4029.14580

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Forensics: Australian scientists speak out over ‘incredibly dangerous’ shaken baby prosecutions

Australian scientists speak out over ‘incredibly dangerous’ shaken baby prosecutions – The Justice Gap — Read on http://www.thejusticegap.com/australian-scientists-speak-out-over-incredibly-dangerous-shaken-baby-prosecutions/

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Forensics: Not good. Accuracy and reproducibility of conclusions by forensic bloodstain pattern analysts – ScienceDirect

Accuracy and reproducibility of conclusions by forensic bloodstain pattern analysts – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0379073821001766

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Forensics: @The_AAFS needs to act on the continued promotion and use of bitemarks for any purpose. The Junk Science the Justice System Depends on Is a Joke

From bullet prints to hair strands to bite marks to fire analysis, an awful lot of the forensic science simply doesn’t hold up, even as courts keep allowing for it. — Read on http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-junk-science-the-justice-system-depends-on-is-a-joke

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Forensics: Commercial medical drug tracking algorithm mistakes. The Pain Was Unbearable. So Why Did Doctors Turn Her Away? | WIRED

Nothing suprizing here. It tracks dog and cat Rxs as well. Cops use it. I dodged a bullet having 5 sick French bulldogs. A sweeping drug addiction risk algorithm has become central to how the US handles the opioid crisis. … Continue reading

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Forensics: Law Prof Maneka Sinha pulls no punches. What’s Wrong with Forensic Science? Everything. “Junk dressed up as scientific analysis.”

One word for this law review paper. WOW!! 👏 What’s Wrong with Forensic Science? Everything, Says Paper | The Crime Report — Read on thecrimereport.org/2021/08/11/whats-wrong-with-forensic-science-everything-says-paper/

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