Category Archives: forensic fraud

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

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Forensics: Inept Austin crime lab results in Supreme Court Reverses Texas Court Decision Based on Prosecutor’s Admission About Flawed Forensic Evidence

Supreme Court has reversed the denial of relief to a Texas death-row prisoner whose request for new trial is supported by local prosecutors. The Travis… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/supreme-court-reverses-texas-court-decision-based-on-prosecutors-admission-about-flawed-forensic-evidence

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Forensics: Australia. Crime Lab ‘Bungle.’ What could happen next amid the DNA lab bungle investigation

What could happen next amid the DNA lab bungle investigation — Read on http://www.4bc.com.au/what-could-happen-next-amid-the-dna-lab-bungle-investigation/

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Forensics: Dirty Cops. Nearly 200 convictions linked to discredited NYPD cops dismissed at Manhattan DA’s request

Nearly 200 misdemeanor convictions tied to eight former New York Police Department officers who were themselves previously convicted of crimes have been vacated at the request of the Manhattan district attorney’s office. — Read on http://www.cnn.com/2022/11/19/us/manhattan-da-vacate-misdemeanor-convictions/index.html

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Forensics: ‘Junk science’: Counterfeit research papers in China, a worrying trend

‘Junk science’: Counterfeit research papers in China, a worrying trend – The BL — Read on m.thebl.com/china/junk-science-counterfeit-research-papers-in-china-a-worrying-trend.html

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Forensics: The history of DAs supporting junk science. A look back in time.

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Forensics: Bitemarks take another hit in 2022. Why Is Bad Science Allowed in the Courtroom? | Psychology Today

A new report finds that a well-known forensic technique is unscientific. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-do-you-know/202210/why-is-bad-science-allowed-in-the-courtroom

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“Untrue Forensics”: Junk science tilts justice against those charged with crimes

More than 3,200 Americans have been wrongfully convicted in recent decades, more than half of them because forensic science has been misapplied, or worse, the evidence is false. — Read on http://www.hubcityspokes.com/state-features-documents/mcir-junk-science-tilts-justice-against-those-charged-crimes-6352dadce9434

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Forensics: Black Americans seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted – Mississippi Today

They spent 26 years on Mississippi’s death row for murders they did not commit — only to walk free last year. They are far from alone. — Read on mississippitoday.org/2022/10/11/black-americans-wrongfully-convicted/

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Forensics: Bitemarker co-founder Souviron recants 1985 testimony that convicted him. But judge doesn’t care the science didn’t hold up. 37 years later he’s still in an Alabama prison.

Teeth marks convicted him, but the science didn’t hold up. 37 years later he’s still in an Alabama prison. – al.com — Read on http://www.al.com/news/2022/10/teeth-marks-convicted-him-but-the-science-didnt-hold-up-37-years-later-hes-still-in-an-alabama-prison.html

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