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Forensics: When do District Attorneys refuse to test DNA? When the test could be paid by the incarcerated.

This story is from Florida. It could be from any state in the US. DAs always roll towards preserving their convictions. This makes platitudinous statements about “justice” from Attorney Generals and their deputies  hollow, pathological mythomania. http://www.tampabay.com/projects/2018/narratives/blood-and-truth/the-lingering-case-of-tommy-zeigler/?platform=hootsuite

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Forensics: As usual, lawyers influencing “rules” on decision-making truly are ignorant

Forensics, Justice, and the Case for Science-Based Decision Making The US Department of Justice ran this show.  Simon Cole at the U of Irvine writes a clear expose’ (at the above link) on the details of a newly adopted series … Continue reading

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For the discerning public: Read ALL the #forensic orgs that opposed PCAST standards

With two exceptions being the Innocence Project  and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The AAFS was rather tentative. PUBLISHED STATEMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE PCAST REPORT ON FORENSIC SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL COURTS After the release of PCAST’s report … Continue reading

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