Category Archives: forensic fraud

Forensics: Fake police field testing. Bogus cocaine charge led to exoneration and now, a lawsuit against Buffalo

In a Buffalo News article in September, Morgan Eaton called his arrest in March 2020 a case study in driving while Black. — Read on buffalonews.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: How junk “research” enters mainstream academia. External Qi – Science Integrity Digest

External Qi – Science Integrity Digest — Read on scienceintegritydigest.com/2019/05/24/external-qi/amp/

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Forensics: Talk about a political mess. DC leaders have mixed outlook after crime lab loses accreditation

D.C. leaders are reacting to word that the District’s crime lab is now fully unaccredited. While the mayor affirms the lab has appealed the decision, the future of lab operations is in question. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/05/dc-leaders-have-mixed-outlook-after-crime-lab-loses-accreditation/

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Forensics: Work of former Maryland medical examiner to be reviewed after he testified for defense in Chauvin trial

Maryland’s Attorney General said Friday that outside experts should review all “in custody” death reports produced by former state Chief Medical Examiner Dr. David Fowler. — Read on http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ag-office-review-20210423-l2oamj3ixnhwznd4545f7pjcau-story.html

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Forensics: False credentials of anti vax propagandists who claim no mask research is valid

“Trump-virus” experts personify the meaning of partisan bias and professional misconduct. apnews.com/article/629043235973

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Forensics: How bias affects forensic methods with Itel Dror

Interview by Brandon Garrett

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Forensics: What’s wrong with crime labs = DC mayor defends crime lab but says she wants issues ‘fully investigated’

What the heck does a mayor know about forensics? Politics, police and forensics is a hot mess of conflicts and agendas. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said she wants concerns about the operations of the District’s Department of Forensic Sciences “fully … Continue reading

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Forensics: Coverup penalties. National forensics board suspends accreditation of District’s crime lab

The DC lab has been hiding things. ANSI accreditation has teeth. All its units have been shutdown. This lab is seriously compromised. 10 years ago it was praised for its independence from police management. The lab’s DNA unit temporarily suspended … Continue reading

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Forensics: The race to decide which world leader has the worst pandemic record. The competition is fierce.

Too many candidates are vying for membership in the covid-19 hall of shame. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/30/which-world-leader-has-worst-pandemic-record-competition-is-fierce/

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Forensics: Another look at the history of quack forensic dentistry.

Cases like this are still being litigated by the Innocence Project. Eddie Lee Howard was just recently exonerated. Over 20 years on Parchman’s deathe row. DAs continue to argue these “masters of forensic dentistry” are legitimate. reason.com/2009/05/15/a-forensics-charlatan-gets-cau/

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