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Forensics: Statements why Shaken Baby Syndrome diagnoses are flawed and influenced by the courts.

The scientific fallacies of SBS This article has a checkered past as the authors’ compelling analysis was initially  rejected. It is telling that their story parallels the process of how overreaching expertism, once adopted by the courts and despite scant … Continue reading

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Thailand study on optic nerve hemorrhage in abuse and non-abuse infant deaths

The sample size in this study is very small, although the authors have been collecting data for 13 years. http://www.fsijournal.org/article/S0379-0738(17)30145-7/fulltext?elsca1=etoc&elsca2=email&elsca3=0379-0738_201707_276__&elsca4=Pathology%7CForensic%20and%20Legal%20Medicine  

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Flat-earth concepts of Shaken Baby Syndrome shaken by US judge

For the first time, a New York appellate court has ruled that evidence once used to convict people in shaken-baby cases may no longer be scientifically valid. http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2016/11/16/ruling-alters-legal-landscape-ny-shaken-baby-cases/93952304/ ► Shaken-baby science questioned ► Changing science a tough sell in court UK … Continue reading

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Population studies on the Differential Diagnoses present with SBS ‘triad’

A telling look at how medical expert wits years of declaring homicidal child deaths were talking through their hats about their ‘confidence.’  This Swedish collation of studies actually collected circumstances within existing pop studies containing adequate sampling of case data. … Continue reading

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Forensics: SBS cases study leads to presence of uncommon number of confessions. Are MD’s really cops?

The Child Abuse Pediatrician (CAP) – Just Another Term for Medical “Cop” Washtenaw Watchdogs (Washtenaw County, MI) have just published an investigative report article on their website dealing with this very issue. It’s very powerful. See it HERE. More info on … Continue reading

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An Open Letter on Shaken Baby Syndrome and Courts: A False and Flawed Premise

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:
A group of 34 esteemed doctors, medical professionals, and international experts has jointly published a letter regarding the problem of how SBS is currently being prosecuted in the courts. See the Argument & Critique…

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Another DA hopes to support bad Shaken Baby “science” with legal mumbo-jumbo during appeal

Game of Lawyers: Another DA hoping to support bad forensic sciences with legalistic mumbo jumbo. DA to Appeal Shaken Baby Conviction Reversal  via @WrongConvBlog The Wrongful Conviction Blog article correctly opines that a higher court’s supporting the banishment of medical support for … Continue reading

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