Category Archives: Forensic Science Bias

Forensics: Will the Return of Science Reinvigorate Forensics Reform? Yeah Jordan Smith!

Guess who is on the junk science list? The ABFO/AAFS bitemarkers. Eric Lander, Biden’s pick for top science adviser, co-authored a damning report on the faulty forensic practices behind hundreds of wrongful convictions. — Read on theintercept.com/2021/01/22/biden-forensic-science-eric-lander/

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Forensics: Biden Must Put The Science Back Into Forensic Science – ABFO/AAFS bitemarkers get humiliated

This article comes out swinging at junk forensics. The ABFO comes up immediately. Of course. Some of these guys have been officers of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Medical Examiner certification demands ABFOers be employed or consulted in dental … Continue reading

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Forensics: Man on death row for 2008 murder of child in Rusk County granted stay of execution

Bitemarker case. A man on death row convicted in the 2008 death of his girlfriend’s child in Rusk County has been granted a second stay of execution, the Texas Court of Criminal — Read on https://www.news-journal.com/news/police/man-on-death-row-for-2008-murder-of-child-in-rusk-county-granted-stay-of/article_dec181ac-5783-11eb-8fa6-47d2d01db7b9.html

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Forensics: Old vs New Fire Investigation | Fire Cause Analysis| @The_AAFS should give him a medal.

We can thank John Lentini for being largely responsible in debunking failed police-developed 🔥 reconstruction. The resistance to change reflects the closed minded leadership of the bitemarkers http://www.abfo.org. Fire investigation procedures have changed drastically over the last two decades. Many … Continue reading

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Forensics non-science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence – great overview on expert exaggeration in police crime labs.

From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and … Continue reading

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Forensics: Interviewing a Senior Advisor on Forensic Science Policy ( Sarah Chu ) – Major Investigators

This podcast is hosted by a very bright 9yo! She puts Sarah C through her paces. SC has a very important job at the NYIP. Listen to this episode from Major Investigators on Spotify. In this episode, we have a … Continue reading

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Forensics: Fascism in the US. Scott O’Grady: Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies suggesting Trump declare martial law

Im sure he will get the vaccine first. Scott O’Grady: Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies and tweets suggesting Trump declare martial law – CNNPolitics — Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/12/04/politics/trump-nominee-pentagon-martial-law/index.html

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Forensics: Baseline look at junk science through the deviance and failures of bitemark believers

Marvin Zalman’s interview on his LR article describing the “cognitive biases, deviance, and dissonance” of science deniers. It shocking they are still affiliated by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences — Podcast on excitedutterance.com/listen ___ Albany Law Review

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Forensics: Confusing statements. ‘You can trust this laboratory’: DC crime lab director responds to scrutiny of firearms unit

The director of the D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences shares her thoughts on how her department handles ballistics evidence after the discovery of a botched firearms analysis. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2020/12/you-can-trust-this-laboratory-dc-crime-lab-director-responds-to-scrutiny-of-firearms-unit/

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Forensics: Revealing the lies and alot worse. Autopsy of a Crime Lab by Brandon L. Garrett – Hardcover – University of California Press

Of course, the #AAFS connection with the ABFO bitemarkers is a main target. This book exposes the dangerously imperfect forensic evidence that we rely on for criminal convictions.”That’s not my fingerprint, your honor,” said the defendant, after FBI experts reported a “100-percent identification.” They … Continue reading

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