Category Archives: forensic pathology

Forensics Australia: “Triad” absolutists vs lack of scientific data. Critique of baby shaking prosecutions raises troubling response

Forensic science practices and methodologies should not be allowed to continue without a rigorous independent review. — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/critique-of-baby-shaking-prosecutions-raises-troubling-response-20210523-p57ubw.html

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Forensics: Excited delerium vs 9 taser shots. Nationally known pathologist calls Jamal Sutherland’s cause of death disgusting.

The Charleston County Coroner and the independent pathologist who examined Jamal Sutherland’s body will not discuss the case. So we went to a nationally known forensic expert for an explanation. A forensic autopsy determined Sutherland died from an “excited state … Continue reading

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Forensics: A pathologist’s career of helping victims. “You Save as Long as You Have To”

Distressed by authorities’ poor treatment of rape victims and destruction of evidence, one doctor became a DNA archivist long before we had the technology to test it. For potentially hundreds of survivors, his faith in science is paying off. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Op-Ed: Forensic Pathology’s Dirty Secret | MedPage Today

Why do we eat our own? — Read on http://www.medpagetoday.com/blogs/working-stiff/92683

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Forensics: This should include ME/Coroner offices. Craft an African American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

Universities and museums must catalogue the remains of Black Americans in their collections, and pause research pending consultation with descendant communities. — Read on http://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01320-4

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Forensics: SBS in OZ. Top scientists question basis for Victoria’s baby shaking prosecutions

Three young men are about to appeal against their convictions for killing or injuring infants by shaking them. The scientific community is split on the subject. So are the convictions sound? — Read on http://www.smh.com.au/national/top-scientists-question-basis-for-victoria-s-baby-shaking-prosecutions-20210513-p57rkm.html

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Forensics: What? Philly says it found the remains of the MOVE bombing victims it thought it had cremated and discarded

Health commissioner Thomas Farley resigned on Thursday after acknowledging he ordered the remains cremated and disposed. But the city found the remains in a basement office on Friday. — Read on http://www.inquirer.com/news/thomas-farley-philadelphia-health-commissioner-move-bombing-20210514.html

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Forensics: 1985 MOVE massacre official fired for cremating victims.

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/philly-health-chief-ousted-move-bombing-remains_n_609dbff4e4b069dc48f8ea72

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Forensics: Chauvin Trial Expert Witness in Mob Crosshairs — The Patriot Post

431 physicians and a state AG called a “mob” for investigation of Chauvin forensic expert. Why would any expert ever again testify in a politically charged case? — Read on patriotpost.us/articles/79509-chauvin-trial-expert-witness-in-mob-crosshairs-2021-04-29

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Forensics: Personal attacks and pushback against forensic bias researchers

Today’s Quattrone Center podcast with Itiel Dror, Brandon Garrett and Maneka Sinha reveals recent complaints leveled at Dror by @theNAME1996 forensic pathologists demanding retraction and his dismissal from UCL. His recent article on ME bias has hit a big nerve. … Continue reading

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