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Forensics: Subjective and Contradictory opinions. Interpreting Blood Stain Patterns: Science or Speculation?
In the TV-show Dexter, the titular character leads a double life as both a forensic scientist and a serial killer. Dexter’s unique forensic… — Read on http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx
Forensics: Bitemarker now recants his own testimony. Not the first time.
Forensics: Mostly Partial Prints and DUI Testing. The Slow but Steady March Towards a More Reliable Forensic Science
When Henry Swofford stepped to the microphone at a gathering of forensic scientists in 2016, he surprised the audience when he announced that he had directed his investigators to no longer use the terms “identification” or “individualization” to link an … Continue reading
Forensics: The influence of ‘infallible’ ballistic matching. Letting the jury decide. Maryland high court considers limiting ballistics evidence used to link guns to shootings
BALTIMORE — A television in Baltimore Circuit Court showed a magnified picture of spent cartridge casings taken through the lens of a microscope. If a juror didn’t look closely, they — Read on http://www.union-bulletin.com/content/tncms/live/
Forensics: First Black Owned Genetic Genealogy Lab
Forensics: New L.A. Innocence Project, Funded by Exoneree, Will Partner With Forensic Scientists to Uncover Wrongful Convictions |
New LA Innocence Project, Funded by Exoneree, Will Partner With Forensic Scientists to Uncover Wrongful Convictions | — Read on witnessla.com/new-la-innocence-project-funded-by-exoneree-will-partner-with-forensic-scientists-to-uncover-wrongful-convictions/
Forensics: Bitemark junk science will send a man to his execution on Aug 17. A New Book Exposes Junk Science.
On Wednesday in Austin, the head of the Texas Forensic Science Commission will interview the author of the latest forensic-science takedown. — Read on http://www.texasmonthly.com/news-politics/book-junk-science-wrongful-convictions-hero-texan/
Forensics: See Chris Fabricants new book! Ketanji Brown Jackson: why it matters for science that a former public defender could serve on the Supreme Court.
The author of a new book explains how junk evidence rules criminal trials. — Read on slate.com/technology/2022/04/ketanji-brown-jackson-forensic-science-public-defender.html
Forensics: Human Factors in Forensic Science Practice Sourcebook – Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
Human Factors in Forensic Science Practice Sourcebook – Forensic Technology Center of Excellence — Read on forensiccoe.org/human_factors_forensic_science_sourcebook/
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Forensics: and police in the same building. Critics Say Broward County’s New Forensic Science Center Is a Conflict of Interest
Critics say housing the Broward County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory and the Broward County Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services in the planned Broward County Forensic Science Center could lead to conflicts of interest — particularly when investigations involve deaths … Continue reading