Category Archives: forensic fraud

Forensics: How Flawed Science of Bite-Mark Analysis Imprisoned a Man for Murder

A wide open look at the face of junk forensics from 2015. The bitemarkers now claim they are “new and improved.” They certainly will argue that myth at upcoming evidentiary hearings in 2 southern states of the US. It is … Continue reading

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Forensics: Round 2 soon coming your way. Council Concludes Bite-Mark Analysis Is Junk – The Intercept

This is from 2016. Then Trump eviscerated forensic science reform. Prosecutors, some crime lab ppl, and the FBI (Lynch and Sessions) all personally attacked the Obama admin’s (including Eric Lander and the “activist and conflicted” Innocence Project) multiple science commissions … Continue reading

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Forensics: Will the Return of Science Reinvigorate Forensics Reform? Yeah Jordan Smith!

Guess who is on the junk science list? The ABFO/AAFS bitemarkers. Eric Lander, Biden’s pick for top science adviser, co-authored a damning report on the faulty forensic practices behind hundreds of wrongful convictions. — Read on theintercept.com/2021/01/22/biden-forensic-science-eric-lander/

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Forensics: Illegal media streaming. Ghislaine Maxwell court hearing disrupted by apparent QAnon followers | Ghislaine Maxwell | The Guardian

Reminds me when 7 attending abfo bitemarkers recorded an Alabama court hearing on a bitemark murder case. While I was testifying for the defense. Death penalty proceedings. There was one mad judge when it was discovered during a break. One … 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: 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: Forensic science inaccuracy: Firearm and fingerprint comparisons are less reliable than they seem.

A story told from a juror’s perspective. How police experts doctor their error rates in “proficiency” tests. Ballistics and fingerprints linked to misleading testimony as revealed by Itiel Dror at UCL. Bitemarkers did similar. Don’t believe forensic examiners’ claims about … 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: The legal career of this KS prosecutor’s misconduct is an affront to the justice system

Unfettered lying and ourtroom fabrication getting some long needed attention. The misconduct of Kansas prosecutors like Jacqie Spradling undermines confidence in the justice system. Now, Spradling is finally fighting for her law license. — Read on http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/melinda-henneberger/article247608975.html

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