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Forensics, Justice, and the Case for Science-Based Decision Making The US Department of Justice ran this show. Simon Cole at the U of Irvine writes a clear expose’ (at the above link) on the details of a newly adopted series … Continue reading
Forensics: A look at DNA transfer at crime scenes says special training needed due to highly variable interpretations
This pay-for-view article at FSI Genetics should be made free-share for a certain period of time. Its focus on touch-DNA transfer interpretations suggests that the current opinions on DNA circumstances are suspect and standards are lacking. This is a very … Continue reading
Forensics: Another example of Cop run DNA lab running against a forensic expert calling their “testing” unreliable.
Don’t ever think that police don’t exert terrific influence over supposed “independent” offices run by forensic pathologists and forensic scientists. This story started in 2016 when a NYC senior ME kicked back on an in-house DNA “experiment” that went into … Continue reading
This John Hopkins Institute study has a direct connection to inadequate death certification and CDC reporting capabilities. It was published in Tuesday https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/05/03/476636183/death-certificates-undercount-toll-of-medical-errors
(Unconfirmed photo from Twitter) It seems clear that this individual purported to be on the Khashoggi murder audio tape is a “Dr” of some sort. He popped up in Australia for a few months to get familiar with CT autopsies. … Continue reading
The subject of using the highly variable shapes of wisdom teeth to age asylum seeking immigrants claiming to be minors has been a recent topic of investigative reporters in the US and elsewhere in the world. Here’s how ICE sent … Continue reading
https://www.mdjonline.com/content/tncms/live/ DNA, fingerprint analysis sheds no new light on Metro East woman’s 1978 murder, but lawyers will appeal other issues Deputy Sheriff Robert Henke leads John N. Prante from the East Alton courthouse after his conviction for murder in July … Continue reading
Among clear evidence that ICE and Homeland is violating their own mandate NOT to use wisdom teeth and bone analysis, it is still a large money-maker for dentists when they are hired by ICE and Homeland to put children into … Continue reading
Forensics: Police crime labs continue to mess up DNA mixture identifications. Courts slow to respond.
The Dangers of DNA Testing In a new study, 74 out of 108 crime laboratories implicated an innocent person in a hypothetical bank robbery. Sept. 21, 2018 By Greg Hampikian Dr. Hampikian is a professor of biology at Boise State … Continue reading
The Innocence Project takes on a DA with complaint to the NY Bar; DAs hate the idea of having any oversight to protect the public
The NY Innocence Project is using the traditional means of complaining about a district Attorney involved with one of their client’s exoneration case. Bar associations have long been used for this and historically, are ineffective in doing anything. The California … Continue reading