Tag Archives: Forensic science

Forensics: Tulsa Massacre Update. Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave

Forensic Team Analyzing 17 Individuals So Far In Mass Grave Search At Oaklawn — Read on http://www.news9.com/story/60d26d8dcde7490bbc57e2d7/forensic-team-analyzing-17-individuals-so-far-in-mass-grave-search-at-oaklawn

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Forensics: Beware of forensic experts expressing certainty

Opinion piece about reigning-in exaggerated and one-sided expert testimony. Offers a free online tutorial via Coursera. Its organized by Christophe Champod and the UNIL forensics faculty. “Challenging Forensic Science: How science should speak to court.” I just signed up. Expert … Continue reading

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Forensics: As Philly reckons with MOVE remains tragedy, anthropologists must confront our role.

It’s time for those of us working in academic and other institutions to reassess our roles, and not just react in performative allyship with those harmed. — Read on http://www.inquirer.com/opinion/commentary/anthropology-human-remains-ethics-move-bombing-remains-20210510.html

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Forensics: Fingerprint Source Identity Lacks Scientific Basis for Legal Certainty | American Association for the Advancement of Science

A sweeping denial of fingerprint reliability. More Research into Validity of Fingerprint Comparisons Needed, Forensic Report Says Courtroom testimony and reports stating that fingerprints collected from a crime scene belong to a single person lack scientific foundation. — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Dead infant not a homicide. Flawed science on “shaken baby” conviction used in capital murder conviction

Dr. Ophaven is a champ. A forensic doctor testified that science used in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III, was flawed during the continuance of the evidentiary hearing Monday, March 8 https://www.palestineherald.com/news/doctor-flawed-science-used-in-capital-murder-conviction/article_18350b72-8077-11eb-b978-e786ee5b9ecb.html

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Forensics: lnnocence Project sleuths question Syracuse man’s murder conviction after 30 years in prison – syracuse.com

Innocence Project sleuths question Syracuse man’s murder conviction after 30 years in prison – syracuse.com — Read on http://www.syracuse.com/crime/2021/03/innocence-project-sleuths-question-syracuse-mans-murder-conviction-after-30-years-in-prison.html

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Forensics: Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts.

Apparently, high-school science is beyond the ken of these law school geniuses at the DOJ. They quack like little lame 🦆ies. Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts.

Apparently, high-school science is beyond the ken of these law school geniuses at the DOJ. They quack like little lame 🦆ies. Donald Trump, the DOJ, and forensics: the administration snuck in one last push for junk science in courts. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Florida data scientist in battle with state over Covid dashboard plans to turn herself in

Scientific repression. Malicious prosecution. Politicos trying to hide their asses for FL messed up covid-19 dealings. Florida data scientist in battle with state over Covid dashboard plans to turn herself in — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1254544

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Forensics: Scientific repression: Slimming to the Death: Herbalife®-Associated Fatality paper retracted.

This PSA contains a link to the single case report originally published by ELSEVIER. Then retracted by the journal’s editor after some legal pushback by HL. The bitemarkers have used similar threats. PubPeer report: “REMOVED: Slimming to the Death: Herbalife®-Associated … Continue reading

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