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Messed up DNA testing fixed after 24 years in prison; Lazy ballistics

Wisconsin man exonerated and released from prison after 24 years after Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office found lab analyst made errors in original 1992 DNA analysis report (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) A new study shows that PredPol, a predictive policing software … Continue reading

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Ballistics runs aground in TX. Its Forensic Comm ferrets out another mini-scandal

This all started from a complaint filed by a solo lawyer from Texas. The complaint sounds strikingly similar to the Steve Chaney bitemark complaint that led to the shoot-down of the dentists training and teaching bitemarks at UTSA and elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Cairo Egypt : Forensic Medicine under political attack ; poor quality science journals ; Ballistics gone bad

This following article has implications in regards to forensic publications. The few existing journals on “forensics” have little to no readership and inconsistent peer oversight..  “The scientific community is facing a ‘pollution problem’ in academic publishing, one that poses a … Continue reading

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John Lentini on underpaid and under ‘scienced’ arson investigators; Bad ballistics and fingerprints in Omaha

From the man who is bringing arson investigations into a science-based method using chemistry, physics, thermodynamics and testing. Unfortunately there are hiccups in finding  $ and any police who have a science background. Full article. Omaha prosecutor warns defense attorneys about … Continue reading

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