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Forensics: Philadelphia police detectives charged and arrested for lying in Anthony Wright wrongful conviction case.

After DNA seemingly cleared Anthony Wright in 2013, Philadelphia prosecutors and police retried him, but a jury acquitted him in less than an hour — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/08/13/philadelphia-detectives-charged/

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Forensics: No qualified immunity in this case. Former Louisville detective who helped wrongfully convict 2 men will spend year in prison

A former Louisville police detective will spend a year in prison for his role in the wrongful convictions and imprisonment of two men. — Read on http://www.wlky.com/article/former-louisville-detective-who-helped-wrongfully-convict-2-men-will-spend-year-in-prison/36395027

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Forensics: A Detective Was Accused of Lying. Now 90 Convictions May Be Erased. – The New York Times

Warning for forensics ppl. When the police want to tell you what happened, do not engage. The Brooklyn district attorney will move to dismiss old convictions in which a former narcotics detective, accused of perjury in Manhattan, played a key … Continue reading

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Forensics: Don’t believe what the cops say. What secret files on police officers tell us about misconduct – Los Angeles Times

Forensic examiners beware. Two years after Senate Bill 1421 opened up police records kept secret for decades, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department released a cache of disciplinary records that reveal new details about deputy misconduct. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-03-19/sb-1421-sheriffs-department-disclosure

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Forensics: Another long road to innocence story. “Trial 4: how a teen spent 22 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit”

Netflix documentaries continue to add its voice uncovering the arcane, politicized, and certainly inequitable legal process allowed to prove innocence. Sean Ellis was 19 years old when he was arrested for killing a police officer in Boston. Decades later, he … Continue reading

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