Category Archives: forensic pathology

Forensics: Bad faith responses by forensic path org to new study on their members’ decision- making decisions. Authors’ Response to Gill et al Response

Now is huge. The paper by Dror et al that started this tempest is available within this post. Its all about cognitive biases in forensics. Please read it. BTW Gill is the president of the National Association of Medical Examiners, … Continue reading

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Forensics: Bizarre Shaken Baby expert. KS day care worker naive right up until convicted of murder | The Kansas City Star

Carrody Buchhorn was sure she wouldn’t be convicted in the death of an infant at a Kansas day care. Her conviction was reversed, but the DA wants her in prison. — Read on amp.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/melinda-henneberger/article254015863.html

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Forensics: I believed in Shaken Baby Syndrome until science showed I was wrong | Waney Squier | TED talk

This makes my battles regarding bitemarks a mere blip. My objections to using skin injury patterns as pattern evidence started in 1995. — Read on progressvideo.tv/videos/i-believed-in-shaken-baby-syndrome-until-science-showed-i-was-wrong-waney-squier-tedxwandsworth

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Forensics: Australian scientists speak out over ‘incredibly dangerous’ shaken baby prosecutions

Australian scientists speak out over ‘incredibly dangerous’ shaken baby prosecutions – The Justice Gap — Read on http://www.thejusticegap.com/australian-scientists-speak-out-over-incredibly-dangerous-shaken-baby-prosecutions/

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Forensics: No autopsy done in Santa Barbara homicide trial. Forensic Pathologist Testifies that Death Investigation Is no substitute.

By Maia Surendra SANTA BARBARA, CA – In the Scott Fleming jury trial Wednesday in Dept. 1 of Santa Barbara County Superior Court, presided over by Judge — Read on http://www.davisvanguard.org/2021/08/forensic-pathologist-testifies-that-death-investigation-is-inadequate-to-answer-all-questions/

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Forensics: Time of death from rigor mortis. Forensic pathologists disagree with defense experts in Rodney Reed case

Is this really science? A great example of some experts pushing beyond the data limits of their TOD estimates. Exaggeration and probable expectational bias due to outside circumstances. — Read on http://www.conchovalleyhomepage.com/news/forensic-pathologists-disagree-with-defense-experts-in-rodney-reed-case/

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‘Forensics: ‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves | Canada

Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jul/26/canada-indigenous-forensic-pathologist-unmarked-graves

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Forensics: Familial DNA and a suspect licking an envelope in 2018. Detective explains how DNA was obtained; week 1 of murder trial complete

The first week is complete in the double murder trial of Raymand Vannieuwenhoven. The 84-year-old man is accused of the brutal 1976 murders of two people at a Marinette County https://www.ehextra.com/news/detective-explains-how-dna-was-obtained-week-1-of-murder-trial-complete/article_45872733-fd6f-5579-8001-eac304a2e5df.html

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Anthropology: Northumbria expert leads ground-breaking forensic study on 18th century Caribbean slave graveyard

The remains of skeletons found at one of the largest cemeteries for enslaved people in the Caribbean are being studied at Northumbria University. — Read on newsroom.northumbria.ac.uk/pressreleases/northumbria-expert-leads-ground-breaking-forensic-study-on-18th-century-caribbean-graveyard-3115556

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Forensics: Police hid body cam video for two years. FBI opens police shooting case based on new evidence.

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/body-cam-investigation-death-ronald-greene_n_60e6e9bce4b0f9cbbfd83750

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