Tag Archives: Miscarriage of justice

DNA lab in Miami is blazing a path towards perfection – Judges ignores failures

Here is more on DNA mixture interpretation, and how prosecutors and judges (N=1) just do not want to cope with cleaning their forensic houses of incorrect protocols in order to advance with science. Ridiculous. It’s medical malpractice if health professionals … Continue reading

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Taking hair comparisons to task in AZ – Should be 100’s of cases

In another whack at the Jeff Sessions version of the inviolate status of police ‘forensics’, this article brings to light, a coalition of AZ crime labbers, DAs, the appellate court and a post-conviction org. It’s obvious that there is some … Continue reading

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Lamenting leaving courtroom science admissibility to cops and lawyers

“Bite marks is the obvious example. It’s inconceivable to most of us as to how this stuff even continues to be admitted.” – member on the National Commission on Forensic Science.  Here’s  from the US District Attorneys Association (@NDAAJustice ) … Continue reading

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Cures for crime lab scandals and injustice left foundering in Session’s wake

Conscientious DAs looking to render some essence of justice to bogus crime lab forensic science cases rely on authoritative leadership about remedial measures to protect those innocent of crime. Sessions got rid of that problem a couple months ago by … Continue reading

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Sleuthing gone wrong: When police and prosecutors ignore warnings about forensic flaws

This story has been in the news for a number of years. Currently, there is civil litigation going on which brings us more information. Police control of forensic science screams throughout this article at The Watch about a retired DNA … Continue reading

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2 Million $ for crime lab scandals not enough to clear up false forensics in Mass.

  There is more than just a dash of ‘ignoring the elephant’ going on in the Criminal Justice industry (police, DAs and their politicians) regarding junk ‘sciences’ eroding effect on what they trumpet as ‘public safety advocates.’ Read on: Boston … Continue reading

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Enter the Dark Side of Forensics in the time of tRump and sEsSIonS

Its all about good forensics (a matter of opinion), weak forensics, and crap like bitemarks. And once again the Great Prosecutor wants to control all of it. This should make DA dudes like these guys very happy. Bite Marks and … Continue reading

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Human Identification : Desecrating mass graves in Iran : Amnesty International

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2017/06/iran-desecrating-mass-grave-site-would-destroy-crucial-forensic-evidence/ https://bonesdontlie.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/identifying-mass-graves-modern-and-historic/ http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/mass-graves/

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Ontario drug lab scandal broadens into total review of its forensic system

Teeth have nothing to do with this story of forensic scandal. Unfortunately, no US government agency deems it necessary to review 40 years of junk bitemark opinions. Canada is looking at its crime labs. Drug testing from hair and blood … Continue reading

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Crime labber ‘scientist’ hides DNA specimens for years – Other news too

This new case indicates a total failure of in-house management regarding what comes into and out of their police owned crime lab. Abject proof that criminal prosecutors’ track record at responding to flawed and fraudulent forensic science is terrible. At … Continue reading

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