Category Archives: junk forensic science

Forensics: False/misleading forensics compose 24% of wrongfully convicted nation wide. Michiganders have lost more than 1,415 years of freedom

Deniers of these stats blame the lawyers. Wrongful convictions have led to Michiganders spending at least 1,417 years in prison. Nationwide, exonerees have lost at least 26,289 years to prison. — Read on http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/wrongfully-convicted-michiganders-have-lost-more-than-1415-years-of-freedom

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Forensics: Senator Wiener Introduces Legislation to End Wrongful Convictions Resulting from Faulty Expert Witness Testimony

This new bill strengthens the previous “junk science” bill which was instrumental in the 2016 exoneration of Bill Richards. https://californiainnocenceproject.org/read-their-stories/william-richards/ Bill was convicted in 1997 based on the bitemark testimony of ABFO ex-president Skip Sperber. SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott … Continue reading

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

Bitemark stories from my casebook. The number of experts who can claim to have sent two innocent men to death row is pretty small. Michael West did it in a week. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/08/sherwood-brown-exonerated-michael-west/

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Forensics: Amazing UFO-derived machines? Sensitive up to 75 miles? Forensic investigators develop tools they say can find bodies | wbir.com

News release from the Outer-Limits Forensic Institute. Available now on Ebay. Art Bohanan, a forensic investigator who created the device, gave it a simple name: The Human Remains Locator. — Read on http://www.wbir.com/article/tech/forensic-investigators-develop-tools-they-say-can-find-bodies/51-d509bd82-f821-41c2-93c0-019c5e64fc8f

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Forensics: Double-talking N.C. State Crime Lab, Attorney General defend debunked forensic science that sent innocent men to prison

Just like the MS AG defending bitemarker Michael West in Eddie Lee Howard’s exoneration proceedings. Pure crap. WBTV Investigates first told you this spring about the science called “Microscopic Hair Comparison” which has been discredited with then-FBI Director Jim Comey … Continue reading

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Forensics: Despite misuse, exaggeration, and bad convictions. How Texas almost banned forensic hypnosis.

The controversial practice of using forensic hypnosis in Texas courtroom was almost banned when it passed unanimously the legislature. But then Gov. Abbott vetoed it. — Read on http://www.tpr.org/news/2021-12-15/how-texas-almost-banned-forensic-hypnosis

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Forensics: Kudos to Liliana Segura! Conviction Review Unit Finds It ‘Impossible to Maintain Confidence’ in ’93 Arson Conviction

DA supports vacating murder conviction for Tennessee Innocence Project client Claude Garrett — Read on http://www.nashvillescene.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: NC State Crime Lab, attorney general, defends exposed forensic science that sent innocent men to jail

Absolute double-talk from this crime lab manager. The state Attorney General is in hiding. CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A forensic science that sent four innocent men to jail in North Carolina is being defended by North Carolina’s Attorney General Josh … Continue reading

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Forensics: WTF? Man donated his body to science; company sold $500 tickets to his dissection | Ars Technica

The widow learned of the dissection from a news reporter. — Read on arstechnica.com/science/2021/11/man-donated-his-body-to-science-company-sold-500-tickets-to-his-dissection/

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Forensics: Major story. FBI Tampering? Ex-FBI Forensic Examiner, Dr. James Richard Kiper takes on cyber fraud over doctored FBI exhibits.

Very interesting read. FBI Tampering? Suneel’s Expert – FBI Forensic Examiner Dr. James Richard Kiper – ‘the Real McCoy’ – Maybe Top Expert in Nation – Frank Report — Read on frankreport.com/2021/11/02/fbi-tampering-suneels-expert-fbi-forensic-examiner-dr-james-richard-kiper-the-real-mccoy-maybe-top-expert-in-nation/

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