Category Archives: forensic science reform

Forensics: First Black Owned Genetic Genealogy Lab

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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/

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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/

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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

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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

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Forensics: DNA from bite marks leads to arrest in 1994 killing of California woman.

I knew this was possible in 1996. Genealogical DNA references became possible decades later. The ABFO bitemarkers still proclaim their brand of “identification science” using bruises on skin. I heard this crap at the AAFS2022 conference. Sharron Gadlin, 48, of … Continue reading

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Forensics: Robert DuBoise Sues Police, Dr. Richard Souviron

A man in Florida who was exonerated after spending 37 years in prison for a 1983 rape and murder filed a lawsuit against police officials and the forensic dentist who testified against him, claiming they “knowingly fabricated” evidence used to … Continue reading

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Forensics: The Innocence Projects’ plans for its next 30 years.

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Forensics: experts weigh in on DC crime lab’s next steps

Its still politicians vs scientists at this lab in DC. The team of forensic experts advising prosecutors about the troubled D.C. crime lab are urging against District officials’ plan to reinstate some divisions of the agency quickly. — Read on … Continue reading

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