Category Archives: forensic science misconduct

Forensics: SCOTUS Opinion on Roe v Wade is ignoring science and Constitutional history.

The Court is ignoring science — Read on http://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adc9968

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Forensics: ‘Making an Exoneree’: Georgetown University Documentaries Highlight Wrongful Convictions

News4’s Jackie Bensen takes us to the screening made possible by a group of university students. It’s a series of documentaries that re-examine the cases of… — Read on http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/making-an-exoneree-georgetown-university-documentaries-highlight-wrongful-convictions/3043222/

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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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Junk Forensics: Alabama DAs love bitemarks.

This state’s AG feted the ABFO crew when they showed up in a bm case in Guntersville. This case isnt any better. https://theintercept.com/2022/03/12/bite-mark-evidence-charles-mccrory/

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Forensics: CBS interview about faulty forensics. No research bitemarks leads the conversation with Chris Fabricant.

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Forensics: More fakery. Former Pinellas County Forensic Science Specialist fired for falsifying documents, PCSO says

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Specialist was fired for falsifying forensic documents, a PCSO investigation revealed. — Read on http://www.fox13news.com/news/former-pinellas-county-forensic-science-specialist-fired-for-falsifying-documents-pcso-says

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Forensics: DNA analyst accused of “cooking the books” in a murder case.

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Forensics: Woman whose rape DNA led to her arrest to sue San Francisco

The woman whose DNA from a sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime plans to sue the city — Read on abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/woman-rape-dna-led-arrest-sue-san-francisco-83377423

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Forensics: Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System: Fabricant, M. Chris: Amazon.com

Just published. Already has rave reviews. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System [Fabricant, M. Chris] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System — Read on http://www.amazon.com/Science-American-Criminal-Justice-System/dp/1636140300/ref=nodl_

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Forensics: The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect

The bitemarkers get thoroughly dumped on in the paper as “non-scientists.” The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589871X22000079

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