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Forensics: White House Science and Technology opinion on Bitemark Identification

Here is the keynote speaker ( Jo Handlesman Ph.D) at a 2015 NIJ conference on forensic science speaking about the unenviable position bitemarkers have attained by showing no reliability in their opinions and being individually inconsistent in their courtroom testimony. … Continue reading

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Fabrication of bitemark evidence by dentists not proven according to 7th Circuit dismissal of Stinson civil suit

“Fabricated opinion evidence, for which the expert might not have qualified immunity, must be both wrong and known to be wrong by the expert,” Sykes explained (an appellant judge recently wrote this in WI). Its quite clear in Wisconsin that … Continue reading

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