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Overreaching judge bans autopsy report on subject of police restraint Cause of Death

Here’s a rather strange ruling that short-stops criminal investigators looking into the manner (homicide, accidental or natural?) of an adult females’s death while in police custody. I’m assuming the legal theory on excluding a medical examiner’s report is that it … Continue reading

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Netherlands custody death brings out the ‘perfect’ expert for the cops defence

This is what courts commonly see when expert wits are qualified as keepers of specialized knowledge regarding in-custody deaths. He is a government employee in Amsterdam. http://nltimes.nl/2017/03/29/expert-forensics-witness-history-backing-cops-violence-cases-report Here is a journal article with this same expert, Kees Das, showing up … Continue reading

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