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Was it an accident? Or murder?

A beautiful spring day, April 13, 2015.

70 degrees, with a westerly wind.

What’s with those little green tufts in the yard?

They are springing up everywhere. 379 more words


Cairns MP calls for fast-track demolition of Manoora house where eight children were killed

ABC News 9 April 2015

A Cairns MP is calling on the Queensland Attorney-General to help fast-track the demolition of the Manoora house where eight children were killed last year. 105 more words

Forensic Pathology

Forensic evidence offers only probabilities, not guarantees that justice will be served

The Conversation Paul Roberts 2 April 2015

Scientific evidence and expert witness testimony are integral to criminal trials worldwide. Yet while we live in a scientific age of increasingly specialised expert knowledge, a growing reliance on forensic evidence is a double-edged sword. 29 more words

Forensic Pathology

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

BBC News Linda Geddes 18 March 2015

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die.  74 more words

Forensic Pathology

Queensland authorities confirm ‘miscode’ affects DNA evidence in criminal cases

Courier Mail David Murray 21 March 2015

A COMPUTER program error has led to DNA evidence being bungled in dozens of Queensland crimes, including the murder of pregnant Logan woman Joan Ryther. 47 more words

Leadership / Management

Defendant in Motor Vehicle Accident Files Motion In Limine to Exclude BAC Evidence - Nice Try.

Admissibility of BAC Evidence Requires Proof of Intoxication, by Daniel E. Cummins, TortTalk Blog


(Please contact Daniel Cummins at dancummins@comcast.net if you wish to review a copy of this opinion.) 157 more words


Cyber CSI: the challenges of digital forensics

The Conversation Richard Boddington 17 March 2015

Forensics is changing in the digital age, and the legal system is still catching up when it comes to properly employing digital evidence.  27 more words

Forensic Pathology