Category Archives: forensic pathology

Forensics: Itel Dror called out bias in forensics. He’s been blasted by those he studied. The National Association of Medical Examiners.

http://www.science.org/content/article/forensic-experts-biased-scientists-claims-spark-outrage

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Forensics: I wish they would take closeup pix of the dentition. Science Behind Identifying Human Remains

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists. — Read on http://www.unlv.edu/news/article/science-behind-identifying-human-remains

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Forensics: Another “99.9%” certain child abuse pediatrician Dr. Barbara Knox resigns Alaska position #junk #science

She calls herself a “child abuse expert.” Parents and caregivers say their lives were upended after Knox wrongly diagnosed children’s illnesses or accidental injuries as abuse. https://wnanews.com/2021/12/02/child-abuse-cases-barbara-knox-rejected-wisconsin/

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Forensics: Family awarded $1.5 million for wrongly being told family member had died

When Frankie Kerrigan showed up at his pall bearer’s house in Orange County back in May 2017, everyone was stunned. — Read on http://www.kcbd.com/2022/04/20/family-awarded-15-million-wrongly-being-told-family-member-had-died/

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Forensics. Missing 4 year old from 1960 Identified.

http://www.huffpost.com/entry/sharon-lee-gallegos-little-miss-nobody_n_62311c5be4b020d1596cee26

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Forensics: Unidentified remains. Mexico finds 17 bodies buried in backyards, patios

Volunteer searchers in northern Mexico led authorities to a series of grisly finds: 17 bodies or skeletal remains buried in the backyards and patios of houses in a low-income housing development. — Read on http://www.live5news.com/2022/03/14/mexico-finds-17-bodies-buried-backyards-patios/

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Forensics: Offers free autopsy services to families of US citizens dying in police custody. AUTOPSY INITIATIVE | Know Your Rights

AUTOPSY INITIATIVE | Know Your Rights — Read on http://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/autopsyinitiative

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Forensics: After 9 DNA tests, John Doe identified in Snohomish County cold case from 1980

The remains found in Snohomish County in 1980 have been identified as a missing Georgia man, Ronald David Chambers, who went missing in 1978. — Read on http://www.king5.com/article/news/local/snohomish-county-1980-cold-case/281-cb5cd717-9733-4334-992d-484b0c541a40

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Forensics: A Group Founded by Colin Kaepernick Is Providing Free Second Autopsies

Certaintly a response to controversial police pathologists claiming “excited delerium” as a cause of death. The examinations by board-certified forensic pathologists will be available for the families of people who died in police-related circumstances. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/24/us/colin-kaepernick-police-autopsy.html

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Forensics: “Shaken baby syndrome is ok.” Judge denies appeal for death row inmate in Anderson County

Roberson’s lawyers also made claims that false testimony was made during the 2003 trial; however, Evans denied these assertions in her review. — Read on http://www.cbs19.tv/article/news/local/judge-denies-recommending-east-texas-death-row-inmates-appeal-exoneration-new-trial/501-39bfdd8e-b687-4065-9b34-25b60c320e6c

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