Category Archives: Forensic science misconduct

Forensics: How is this considered reliable? Should a dog’s sniff be enough to convict a person of murder? | Science | AAAS

Should a dog’s sniff be enough to convict a person of murder? | Science | AAAS — Read on http://www.science.org/content/article/should-dog-s-sniff-be-enough-convict-person-murder

Posted in AAFS, CSI, expert testimony, forensic evidence exaggeration, Forensic Science Bias, Forensic science misconduct, human rights violations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Early review finds 900+ cases where debunked ‘hair matching science’ was used by prosecutors

35,000 cases to review. Case data going back to the 1980s. One underfunded and unmotivated State Attorney General is interviewed in this story. The FBI Director wrote a 2016 letter saying their hair experts were giving false testimony in these … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, criminal justice, criminal justice reform, CSI, Forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Doctor Who Said Masks Cause Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Has License Revoked

Steven Arthur LaTulippe, a doctor in Oregon, was also filmed boasting about flouting mask guidelines during a speech to a “Stop the Steal” rally. — Read on http://www.newsweek.com/oregon-doctor-license-revoked-mask-covid-steven-arthur-latulippe-1630195

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, forensic fraud, Forensic science misconduct | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: How one quack doctor almost destroyed Brian Wilson’s career

This shrink Gene Landy was a psychology prof of mine at USC. A real arrogant jerk. I told him similar at the end of the course. Then I went to dental school. Later came forensics involving Anthro and human identication. … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, forensic fraud, Forensic science misconduct, forensic science reform protecting the innocent, human rights violations, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: @The_AAFS needs to act on the continued promotion and use of bitemarks for any purpose. The Junk Science the Justice System Depends on Is a Joke

From bullet prints to hair strands to bite marks to fire analysis, an awful lot of the forensic science simply doesn’t hold up, even as courts keep allowing for it. — Read on http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-junk-science-the-justice-system-depends-on-is-a-joke

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, Crime lab scandal, criminal justice, forensic evidence exaggeration, Forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

‘Forensics: Not sooth-saying? Graphology predictions. Signature and handwriting can reveal one’s personality’ | Nagpur News – Times of India

Handwriting, like nature’s law, is unique to an individual. — Read on timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/signature-and-handwriting-can-reveal-ones-personality/articleshow/85336713.cms

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, costs of wrongful convictions, expert testimony, Forensic Science Bias, Forensic science misconduct, human rights violations, junk forensic science | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Gay forensic expert wins huge payout after boss’s bizarre take on her sexuality

Jo Millington is a well known forensics person. Her ex boss sounds like a dolt. A gay forensic expert has won a huge payout after her boss made bizarre and offensive comments about her sexuality. — Read on uk.news.yahoo.com/gay-forensic-expert-wins-huge-201425341.html

Posted in AAFS, Crime lab scandal, criminal justice, Forensic science misconduct | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: Law Prof Maneka Sinha pulls no punches. What’s Wrong with Forensic Science? Everything. “Junk dressed up as scientific analysis.”

One word for this law review paper. WOW!! 👏 What’s Wrong with Forensic Science? Everything, Says Paper | The Crime Report — Read on thecrimereport.org/2021/08/11/whats-wrong-with-forensic-science-everything-says-paper/

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Crime lab scandal, criminal justice reform, CSI, expert testimony, forensic evidence exaggeration, forensic fraud, Forensic Science Bias, Forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science, wrongful convictions | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: Despite USDOJ claim of ballistics “quasi-science,”Auditor to review DC ballistic crime lab’s compliance with 2011 law creating independent forensic agency

The troubled D.C. crime lab is getting another probing: This time by the Office of the D.C. Auditor. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/08/auditor-to-review-dc-crime-labs-compliance-with-2011-law-creating-independent-forensic-agency/

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, costs of wrongful convictions, Crime lab scandal, criminal justice, forensic evidence exaggeration, Forensic Science, Forensic Science Bias, Forensic science misconduct, US Crime labs | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: Wiley Publishing Ignoring Chinese authored racial profiling. Journal Board Members Resign After Controversial Papers

“This situation is creating a shameful embarrassment that reflects poorly on all medical genetics journals and on the entire medical genetics community,” a critic of the studies wrote. — Read on theintercept.com/2021/08/04/dna-profiling-forensic-genetics-journal-resignations-china/

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, Community Dentistry, DNA profiling, Forensic science misconduct, genocide | Tagged , | Leave a comment