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Suicide doctor Karen Mahlo's family call for judicial probe into new evidence

The Sydney Morning Herald Rory Callinan August 27, 2015

The family of a NSW doctor who died in a highly uncommon stabbing suicide have formally requested the Queensland Justice Department explain inconsistencies relating to an official investigation into her death and to consider new evidence. 182 more words

Forensic Pathology

The real CSI

ABC News Margaret Burin 16 August 2015

Australia’s real-life crime scene investigators say their jobs are not always as sexy as they look on TV.   Every night prime-time television is filled with crime-scene investigation dramas centred on detectives solving complex cases. 43 more words

Forensic Pathology

FBI admits to routinely giving flawed forensic evidence in death penalty cases

(NaturalNews) In the latest example of how abusive our government has become, the Justice Department and FBI have admitted recently that its forensic analysts lied repeatedly, over decades, about evidence, in order to help federal prosecutors win convictions. 644 more words

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‘How else Allison might have died’

Courier Mail Kate Kyriacou, David Murray 8 August 2015

GERARD Baden-Clay could have “unintentionally” killed his wife during a violent confrontation in their home over his affair with another woman, his defence team has suggested. 55 more words

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Is It Okay To Wipe A Former Employee's Computer?

Court Denies Request for Sanctions for Routine Deletion of Files of Departed Employees: eDiscovery Case Law, by Doug Austin, eDiscoverydaily

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For many employers, it is normal procedure to “wipe” the computer of recently former employees after removing anything not already stored on the employer’s network. 63 more words

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New forensic ID technology introduced: Fingerprint Molecular Identification

(Barry Teater, Self-employed PR consultant 3 August 2015) Fingerprint Molecular Identification, a new category in forensic science, will enable law enforcement agents, district attorneys and government agencies to build a molecular profile of criminal suspects by analyzing residues on fingerprints with patented technology.

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Forensic labs explore blind testing to prevent errors

Science AAAS Kelly Servick 3o July 2015

Last week, at the first International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management in Arlington, Virginia, nearly 500 forensic scientists, crime lab managers, and other practitioners confronted the factors that have led to unreliable results in the field. 107 more words

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