Tag Archives: American Academy of Forensic Science

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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Forensics: Tulsa Massacre Update. Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave

Forensic Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave Search At Oaklawn — Read on http://www.news9.com/story/60d26d8dcde7490bbc57e2d7/forensic-team-analyzing-17-individuals-so-far-in-mass-grave-search-at-oaklawn

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Forensics: New Fire Evidence and biased fire report Could Exonerate Man In 1999 Virginia Fire That Killed His Son

New evidence the Virginia Attorney General’s Office has characterized as compelling could prove that a fatal Augusta County fire did not happen the way a jury was told it did more than two decades ago. Ledford is asking the Virginia … Continue reading

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Forensics: Autopsy of a Crime Lab | Dispelling the myth of a perfect forensic match – YouTube

New book! Brandon Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, discusses the fallacies and flaws in forensic “science.” — Read on http://www.youtube.com/watch

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Forensics: Human rights group urges Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to allow reversal of all nonunanimous jury convictions

Can we say “mass incarceration” of poor people? This statute was established to keep people “under control.” Abhorrent. The Oregon DA must be quivering in indignation over this “attack” on American justice. Human rights group urges Oregon Attorney General Ellen … Continue reading

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Forensics: Intimidation. The cost of speaking up against China

Remember when getting an invite to lecture in China was a thing? The cost of speaking up against China – BBC News — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-china-56563449

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Forensics: Bitemark fiasco leads to Proof of Innocence: New Arizona law opens testing national databases

While the bitemarkers argued amongst themselves abt Ray Krone’s crooked tooth, DNA AND fingerprint evidence existed that would have dismissed his case before trial. It took multiple trials, his conviction to death row, and a decade of appeals to get … Continue reading

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Forensics: Junk Forensics Bill. West Virginia House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves Legislation to Address Wrongful Convictions

West Virginia House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves Legislation to Address Wrongful Convictions — Read on http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/story/news/politics/government/2021/03/16/west-virginia-house-judiciary-committee-unanimously-approves-legislation-address-wrongful-conviction/4717448001/

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Forensics: 6 tips to help you detect fake science news

Also: Consider financial gain. Is the author ignoring peer literature and exaggerating the results? One-sided self promotion of baseless claims that have not been independently confirmed? Proprietary software that is “secret” avoids scientific scrutiny. 6 tips to help you detect … Continue reading

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Forensics: Whistleblower gets some payback. Ex AAFS president get $1 Million Settlement for firing because she objected to the Use of Untested DNA Tests for Decades

This settlement was over Marina Stajic PhD being wrongfully terminated by the NY Medical Examiners Office. It stemmed from her revealing decades of lies in that office about their LCDNA non existent proofs and testing. She is by no means … Continue reading

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