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Forensics: The reasons #NamUS needs more funding in light of new ‘Billy’s Law.’ Hundred of Thousands Missing Persons And Unidentified Cases
Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau Cold Case Squad have solved the mystery of a woman found deceased in 1993 at the base of a cedar tree in … Cold Case Victim Identified Through DNA Testing
Forensics: Colorado Springs shooter Aldrich audio demanding newspaper remove story about his bomb threat arrest two years ago.
Lecture done recently by Chris Fabricant and Rob Warden. A great narration covering junk science in courts given by “eminence-based” scientists rather than “evidence-based” ones. https://www.c-span.org/video/?522776-2/junk-science-american-criminal-justice-system
The decision to lift the threshold for testing some DNA samples in more detail has resulted in potentially thousands of samples needing to be retested. — Read on http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/rogue-scientists-ignored-advice-told-police-to-support-dna-testing-changes-20220930-p5bmcx.html
Forensics: Judge limits ballistics expert. What Role Did Prosecutors Play in Unraveling D.C.’s Crime Lab?
An investigation into troubles at the Department of Forensic Sciences’ crime lab reveals more details about its downfall. — Read on washingtoncitypaper.com/article/573597/making-a-meltdown-what-role-did-federal-prosecutors-play-in-unraveling-d-c-s-crime-lab/
Forensics: Blood in soil. Kristin Smart Murder Trial: Forensic DNA consultant resumes testimony, calls prosecution’s witness into question
Thursday’s proceedings resumed with testimony from the defense’s second witness: Elizabeth Johnson, a forensic DNA consultant working through a private practice. — Read on mustangnews.net/kristin-smart-murder-trial-forensic-dna-consultant-resumes-testimony-calls-prosecutions-witness-into-question/
An unidentified asylum seeker died in a suicide in a New York City shelter on Sunday, Mayor Eric Adams said Monday. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/asylum-seeker-takes-life-new-york-city-mayor-says-rcna48351
Forensics: NamUS case. Missing wife. Husband on trial. Mental competency hearing postponed in Larry Millete case – Court TV
Larry Millete is charged with killing his missing wife, Maya Millete. Prosecutors believe he killed her because she wanted a divorce. — Read on http://www.courttv.com/news/mental-competency-hearing-postponed-in-larry-millete-case/