Category Archives: forensic pathology

Forensics: Forensic pathologist: The real key to the Chauvin verdict (opinion) – CNN

Understanding the complicated medical terms used by expert witnesses may be crucial to following the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, writes forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek. — Read on edition.cnn.com/2021/04/06/opinions/chauvin-verdict-key-pathology-melinek/index.html

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Forensics: Death Row Inmate Should Get New Trial After False Testimony by Tarrant Medical Examiner: Judge

A man who was sentenced to death in a 2004 Fort Worth murder case should get a new trial because of false and misleading testimony by Tarrant County Medical… — Read on http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/death-row-inmate-should-get-new-trial-after-false-testimony-by-tarrant-medical-examiner-judge/2598684/

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Forensic Pathology: Expert Chauvin Defense Witness Faces Lawsuit Over Death of Black Teenager in Police Custody

Expect the “excited delerium” cliche to be heavily misused. “Positional asphyxia” from the back and neck compression, and resulting oxygen deprivation (hypoxia) are the causes of George Floyd’s cardiac arrythmia death. David Fowler, Maryland’s former chief medical examiner, is being … Continue reading

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Forensics: “Excited delerium” strategy in the #GeorgeFloyd trial. It a common police tactic in custody deaths. Here are the medical facts.

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Forensics: Women in science. Three Latina scientists at forefront of Covid testing are proud to be part of ‘history’

The three scientists and medical technologists analyze Covid-19 samples every day to track the spread of the virus and, more recently, to identify mutations. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/three-latina-scientists-forefront-covid-testing-are-proud-part-history-rcna541

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Forensics: Five Women Lead Renowned Forensic Anthropology Center

A powerful example of teamwork in action. A good read. Im sure Bill Bass is proud. Five Women Lead Renowned Forensic Anthropology Center – News — Read on news.utk.edu/2021/03/26/five-women-lead-nations-top-forensic-anthropology-center/

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Forensics: The AR-15 Is Different: What I Learned Treating Victims

A military weapon has become “America’s favorite gun.” It started in 2008. Scared white guys fearing Barack Obama. They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different. — Read on http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/what-i-saw-treating-the-victims-from-parkland-should-change-the-debate-on-guns/553937/

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Forensics: Talk abt expert disagreement. Roberson evidentiary hearing ends

The DA path people claim multiple head injuries on dead child. Defense experts claim 3 foot fall. Is this science? The evidentiary hearing in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III came to a close Wednesday, March 17 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Roberson baby murder trial continues with a host of defense medical experts and “new evidence” found by a court clerk from past death penalty trial.

Its also about the lethality of a 3 foot fall and an autistic defendant who “acted strange” after the baby died. Mar. 13—The evidentiary hearing in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III, continued through Friday, March 12 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Dead infant not a homicide. Flawed science on “shaken baby” conviction used in capital murder conviction

Dr. Ophaven is a champ. A forensic doctor testified that science used in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III, was flawed during the continuance of the evidentiary hearing Monday, March 8 https://www.palestineherald.com/news/doctor-flawed-science-used-in-capital-murder-conviction/article_18350b72-8077-11eb-b978-e786ee5b9ecb.html

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