Category Archives: Forensic Science

Forensics: Error Rates, Likelihood Ratios, and Jury Evaluation of Forensic Evidence – Garrett – 2020 – Journal of Forensic Sciences – Wiley Online Library

Error Rates, Likelihood Ratios, and Jury Evaluation of Forensic Evidence – Garrett – 2020 – Journal of Forensic Sciences – Wiley Online Library — Read on onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1556-4029.14323

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Forensics: St. Louis prosecutor instructed crime lab experts to reassemble Patricia McCloskey’s gun

This is about a husband and wife brandishing weapons at BLM protesters walking past their mansion. Their def atty says the wife’s gun was inoperative and now claims it has been tainted by the DA. Dad had an assault rifle … Continue reading

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Forensics: The shoes tell the tale. Forensic anthropologists: Bones on bluff likely from late 1800s

The shoes will tell them more, according to Dr. Jered Cornelison. — Read on http://www.shorelinemedia.net/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: Bambi drowned. Updated: Forensics determine remains found at Scusset Beach were a deer – CapeCod.com

Updated: Forensics determine remains found at Scusset Beach were a deer – CapeCod.com — Read on http://www.capecod.com/cape-wide-news/breaking-body-discovered-at-scusset-beach/

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Forensics: A comparison of proteomic, genomic, and osteological methods of archaeological sex estimation

Very obvious as to who wins this contest. Bones at the bottom. Sex estimation of skeletons is fundamental to many archaeological studies. Currently, three approaches are available to estimate sex–osteology, genomics, or proteomics, but little is known about the relative … Continue reading

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Forensics: Inside the detective-style hunt for missed COVID-19 cases

Our Federal agencies can’t do it due to tRumps defunding (aka his 3 3/4 years of cancel culture). Its up to NYU and associated pathologists and disease experts to find this out. Inside the detective-style hunt for missed COVID-19 cases … Continue reading

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Forensics: Santae Tribble, whose wrongful conviction revealed FBI forensic hair match flaws, dies at 59 – The Washington Post

Another victim to forensic junk promulgated by the FBI. His exoneration helped launch a Justice Department review that found FBI hair examiners systematically overstated testimony in almost all trials in which they gave evidence over two decades. — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Murdering a Washington Post Journalist. A lit oven for Khashoggi | Daily Sabah

A Saudi hit squad lit an oven for Khashoggi. In Turkey. This bunch included a UK trained Arab pathologist. — Read on http://www.dailysabah.com/opinion/columns/a-lit-oven-for-khashoggi

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Forensics: Houston PD decides public can know when police might injure or kill them – Grits for Breakfast

Well then, may we presume they also control their “independent crime lab?” As in deep-sixing unfavorable crime scene evidence and “losing” police body cam vids. Grits for Breakfast: Houston PD decides public can know when police might injure or kill … Continue reading

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Forensics” ‘I can’t breathe’: how America’s broken autopsy system can mask police violence

I also can add that the actual death scenes are closely supervised by the police rarely permiting timely access to death investigators. A pathologist I know in CA would allow Prosecutors to attend autopsies only if a Public Defender also … Continue reading

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