Category Archives: junk forensic science

Forensics: ‘I hope you die’: how the COVID pandemic unleashed attacks on scientists

Forensics haven’t gotten this bad yet. But its close. @theNAME1966 histrionics against @JeffKukucla and #ItelDror’s paper on #forensicpathology#cognitive#bias surely is utterly abominable. Thanks to Elizabeth Bik and @BiancaNogrady Dozens of researchers tell Nature they have received death threats, or threats … Continue reading

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Forensics: #ForensicOdontology Another victim of America’s greatest forensics fraudster has been exonerated – The Washington Post

Radley Balko has co-authored with Tucker Carrington ‘The Cadver King and the Country Dentist.” This WP piece is just a glimpse into how courts keep supporting over-reaching and fradulent “forensic scientists.” The number of experts who can claim to have … Continue reading

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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

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Forensics: Scientific fraud. Ivermectin: How false science created a Covid miracle drug – BBC News

Thousands worldwide have taken ivermectin to fight Covid. But what’s the evidence? — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/health-58170809.amp

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Forensics: More ABFO/AAFS bitemark dentists proven wrong. Fish & Richardson Helps Free Sherwood Brown From Death Row

After more than a quarter-century on death row, a Mississippi man wrongly convicted of murdering three women walked free after DNA testing disproved his prosecutors’ case. Attorneys with Fish & Richardson PC took the lead of a pro bono team … Continue reading

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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

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Forensics: False tutorial on the Ivermectin Horse Paste quack covid medicine QQ

Not approved for human use, Not safe for children, Use at your own risk, Look up drug interactions. This product is for Animal Use ONLY. Link to the one I… — Read on m.youtube.com/watch

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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

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‘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

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Forensics: Then Trump showed up. 2015 Update: White House Report on Forensics Science: “Eradicate” the Use of Bitemarks. @chronic_jordan @radleybalko

Strange how, in this respect, it seems Trump hasnt left certain bastions of criminal justice. Update on the Update: More on this today (Wednesday July 22, 2015)  from Radley Balko at THE WATCH On Tuesday, July 21, the White House … Continue reading

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