Tag Archives: American Academy of Forensic Science

Objections and questions on the feds taking over total management of US forensic science standards

Date:  March 14, 2017 Re:  Comments Concerning Proposed Office of Forensic Science within the DOJ To: AAFS Board of Directors From the following AAFS Jurisprudence Section members: Peter Neufeld Barry Scheck Christine Funk Hon. Christopher Plourd Hon. Pam King Hon. … Continue reading

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#CA12 Bill Richards sues San Bernardino as its DA controls state compensation board

Bill Richards also has years of medical neglect and medical malpractice by the California Department of Corrections and ‘Rehabilitation’ to deal with in addition to the incarceration compensation. Getting restitution from the state compensation board can still be  a non-starter and only allows … Continue reading

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Hair and Bite Marks back in the News as “Worst Forensic Evidence”

‘Junk forensic science’ topics continue to show up in the media in conjunction with the growing numbers of overturned convictions assisted by forensic experts. See: The Registry of Exonerations. Here’s a couple of recent articles.  The first talks about the … Continue reading

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Course syllabus for detecting science frauds, jerks and poseurs among us

Sherlock would be proud. Take the time to read down this U of Washington course outline on “bullshit” detection in academia and society in general. The online class is closed but plans for expansion are promised. New article from StatNews. … Continue reading

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Making American Safer One Bite at a Time? – Media strikes at #AAFS2017 #AAFS

Here’s another counterpoint to the few bitemarkers still standing (most likely around one to two dozen ppl in total) trying to re-brand their position as being forensically credible at the annual meeting of the “influential” American Academy of Forensic Sciences … Continue reading

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Musings of the bitemarkers while at #AAFS2017 in NOLA

Its always so thrilling to read about certain bitemarker oral presentations at the annual American Academy meetings. Some of this tribe’s upstanding founders and veterans bring out their guns to profess what they can do. It’s also an always impressive … Continue reading

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Bitemarkers double-down with a “pay-to-play” membership drive #AAFS2017

The on-going American Academy of Forensic Science meeting in New Orleans is a wealth of information on how its varied membership and disciplines manage their little fiefdoms every year. The bitemarkers (American Board of Forensic Odontology) membership numbers are dwindling. … Continue reading

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Learning if your Magritte is a fake – Sotheby’s forensic services

Some nay-sayers to lab testing high-end art say ‘science is never black and white.” This crap will never end. District Attorneys loving bitemarks now have some company. http://theartnewspaper.com/market/auctioneers-buy-into-forensics-to-expose-the-fakes-and-frauds/

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#AAFS2017 Man Wrongfully Convicted Trashes Bitemarkers at Nat’l Convention

Keith Harward ‘lashes out” at bitemark dentists who mis-identified him from a bruise pattern on a rape and victim. He does this at the biggest forensic meeting held this year in New Orleans. Generally, there are over 300 ‘forensic’ dentists … Continue reading

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#AAFS 2017 : Watch out for the ‘ATTACK of the bite mark matchers’ in NOLA

Have a look at this in depth  Washington Post series about certain ‘scientific’ AAFS members who will be showing off their wares in the Odontology Section this week. This is a small bunch of believers. Two Odontology members, Cynthia Brzozowki … Continue reading

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