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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

http://www.torttalk.com/2015/03/admissibility-of-bac-evidence-requires.html

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

Evidence

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

Biddeston shooting: Grandfather took own life after murdering grandson, daughter

ABC News 6 March 2015

Autopsies have confirmed that a grandfather shot himself after killing his young grandson and pregnant daughter at their home near Toowoomba earlier this week. 9 more words

Forensic Pathology

Biddeston shooting: Autopsies conducted on family in suspected murder-suicide case; still unclear how seven-year-old died

ABC News Josh Bavas 4 March 2015

It is still unknown how a seven-year-old died in a suspected murder-suicide involving three people in the small rural town of Biddeston, west of Brisbane. 68 more words

Forensic Pathology

We need to rethink the relationship between forensic science and the law

The Conversation Sue Black, Niamh Mic Daeid 20 February 2015

Despite what we see on television, forensic science is not always easy to understand or simple to convey to a jury, many of whom may not have studied science since they were in school. 87 more words

Forensic DNA