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Forensics: Excited delerium vs 9 taser shots. Nationally known pathologist calls Jamal Sutherland’s cause of death disgusting.

The Charleston County Coroner and the independent pathologist who examined Jamal Sutherland’s body will not discuss the case. So we went to a nationally known forensic expert for an explanation. A forensic autopsy determined Sutherland died from an “excited state … Continue reading

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Forensics: Really? A Manhattan D.A. Candidate Touts Her Leadership of a Conviction Review Unit. Why Did It Exonerate So Few People? – The Appeal

Under Tali Farhadian Weinstein’s leadership, Brooklyn’s unit exonerated just three people—a far lower rate than in previous years. — Read on theappeal.org/tali-farhadian-weinstein-brooklyn-conviction-review-unit/

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Forensics: AAFS 2012 meeting abstract on the failure of bitemark

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Forensics: AAFS 2012 meeting abstract on the failure of bitemark analysis

This one got me no love from the ABFO bitemarkers.

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Forensics: “Bitemarks no longer accepted.” Appeals court says man can challenge bite mark evidence in 1978 Wood River murder

John N. Prante had challenged the bite mark evidence that contributed to a murder conviction and a 75-year prison sentence. https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/appeals-court-says-man-can-challenge-bite-mark-evidence-in-1978-wood-river-murder/article_134eb7bc-f4a8-5d05-ade8-f14ead38db2b.html

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Forensics: Junk Psych in Courts. Truth: Why You Can’t Spot a Liar Just by Looking

Cops think they can read your mind. Read their court testimony. Psychologists say you can’t confirm deception by the way a person acts—but experts are zeroing in other methods that might actually work — Read on http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-you-cant-spot-liar-just-looking-180977359/

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Anthropology: Neanderthals Took Good Care of Their Teeth, Unlike Some of Us

No flossing? Some 46,000 years ago in what is now the Polish highlands, a Neanderthal man got some food stuck between his teeth. So he did what any self-respecting hominin would do—he reached for a toothpick, according to new research. … Continue reading

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Anthropology: Kardasian Precursor: ‘Blinged out’ female ruler may be evidence of powerful women during Bronze Age | Science | AAAS

Find from Iberian site suggests women as well as men wielded power — Read on http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/03/blinged-out-female-ruler-may-be-evidence-powerful-women-during-bronze-age

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Forensics: Lawyers lying in #2 impeachment proceedings. Brian Kalt Says Trump Impeachment Memo Misrepresented His Work

Lawyers for tRump lying once again. This half-baked legal crew must be desperate for R clients being chased by the FBI. Donald Trump’s defense team was accused of flagrantly misrepresenting the work of a constitutional scholar when asserting that the … Continue reading

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Forensics: Report: Pulse microwave attack in Cuba information.

New weapons revealed in this report summary. twitter.com/merz/status/1335382219339141122

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