Tag Archives: AMERICAN BOARD OF FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY
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
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
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
All this started before “The CSI Effect” came into view. https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/__trashed-6/
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
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
Forensics: John Hopkins Strongly Weighs In On Bitemarks and Other “Police Forensics” Omitting Scientific Proofs
Scientists decry a lack of actual science in forensic methods Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Arturo Casadevall among co-authors of ‘PNAS’ editorial…….. “WE WANTED TO ALERT PEOPLE THAT THIS IS A CONTINUING AND A MAJOR ISSUE: THAT MANY OF THE FORENSIC TECHNIQUES … Continue reading
Experts call for more science in forensic science By Susan Kelley | April 10, 2018 Law, Government & Public Policy News & Events MEDIA INQUIRIES Sunita Sah A group of scientists, including Sunita Sah, a physician and assistant professor of management and organizations, … Continue reading