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Forensics: Why is the bitemarker ABFO group still certified by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences? Op-Ed by Max Houck
This group continues to promote its misinformation while ignoring its scientific failures. Their presence in any judicial proceedings needs to be revoked. Those profiting from their masquerading as forensic experts should be sanctioned. Its time for the American Academy of … Continue reading
Forensics: More ABFO/AAFS bitemark dentists proven wrong. Fish & Richardson Helps Free Sherwood Brown From Death Row
After more than a quarter-century on death row, a Mississippi man wrongly convicted of murdering three women walked free after DNA testing disproved his prosecutors’ case. Attorneys with Fish & Richardson PC took the lead of a pro bono team … Continue reading
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: The US needs one of these. Is the UK’s Forensic Regulator role fit for purpose?
If the US had a national regulation of forensic methods and practices, its first target would be getting rid of the self-certifying bitemark board zealots who lied about having “science” to these national committees of real scientists: Two Congressional hearings … Continue reading
Forensics: On the eve of the #AAFS2021 meeting, the last 4 years of stagnation of forensic reform is reviewed.
Very comprehensive look at the obstinance of hard-core deniers of scientific progress in police crime labs. Written by Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith. theintercept.com/2019/05/05/forensic-evidence-aafs-junk-science/
Forensics: Forensic Dental ageing expert claims his claims of “science” shouldn’t be the only method. Why use it at all?
For years, these dentists have inappropriate claims of high percentages of accuracy to their adult versus juvenile ageing methods which they present in US immigration courts. This WaPo article summarizes how the federal controlled courts and prosecutors continue to use … Continue reading
Forensics: Over a million forensic hair cases need to be reviewed in Virgina
This story reveals that the obstacles and reluctance to review convictions aided by junk sciences can be overcome. State by state. Too bad the bitemarker bunch (http://www.abfo.org ) refuse to make good their promises to do this in Texas. A … Continue reading
Forensics: A short blast at amateur blood stain expertise and other ilk.
All this started before “The CSI Effect” came into view. https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/__trashed-6/
The False Forensics Trail of Tears: John Kunco and the bitemarkers in Pennsylvania
When DNA is missed by law enforcement, DAs use the lies of bitemark advocates to convict. These dentists have known for decades that their bitemark testimony regarding human identification was unproven. They didn’t care in the John Junco 1991 conviction, … Continue reading
Sagas of Junk Forensic Science Whistleblowers – Please Read the Entire Piece –
Forensic experts and practitioners clearly endanger themselves when bringing to light contrarian evidence to criminal courts that reveal forensic mistakes and failures to long-court-accepted testimony. This recent article provides a memorial and acclamation to a physician who fought to his … Continue reading