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Waiting on Sessions to steer Forensics on course for a ……..

Forensics and science progress are surely interlopers to the minds of ‘tough’ prosecutors like Mr. Sessions. Some States are following his trends by limiting post conviction appeals to a mere 5 years under the guise of  “Fair Justice Act(s).” Counter … Continue reading

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Congress looks into forensic failures regardless of DOJ Sessions lack of interest

        On March 28, 2017 the House Judicial Committee heard from 3 “stakeholders’ ” on numerous forensic science issues including the extreme costs of wrongful convictions (Illinois has paid out $253M between 1989 and 2013). One major item … Continue reading

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How weakly supported #Forensics goes viral – The media’s responsibility

A glimpse at ‘modern forensics’ and the ‘modern media.’ In this story, we see evidence that various ‘news reporters’ and salaried journalists to the list of people like judges and DAs  need better insight into the scientific method. I am … Continue reading

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PCAST ‘withering under intellectual scrutiny’ = #Alternativefacts #Forensic #Science

I’ve been waiting for this rag to come out with this type of mendacious Alt-Speak about the scientific efforts focused on forensics by the US Congress, National Academy of Sciences, and Obama’s Executive branch. This scrutiny (by established empirical scientists … Continue reading

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