Tag Archives: forensic miscarriages of justice

Medical examiner health issues in play after vacated SBS conviction

This story from FLA reveals many issues involving the fact that forensic autopsy’s are prone to mistakes and omissions. “New evidence” includes an ME’s health history, resignation, and a dead child’s disease-borne cause-of-death versus abuse by the convicted nanny. Plus, … Continue reading

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J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI legacy. What a veteran FBI crime lab whistle blower says about the “science” in forensics

J. Edgar Hoover’s legacy of “we always get our man” has a dark side.┬áDr. Frederick Whitehurst explains in this piece that, gut feelings, amateur research, cultural expediency and arrogance has been in the FBI’s DNA for decades. The Marshal Project … Continue reading

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New Australian law on “new” forensic evidence releases man after 20rs in prison

Forensic opine by Patholgist at 1995 conviction appears to have been mere theory. Does that sound familiar? Unlike California Supreme Court’s recent pathetic statement that opinions on forensic evidence is “not true or false.” What a dumb legal basis to … Continue reading

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