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Privately held DNA software "TrueAllele" taking hits from Criminal Defense lawyers

Considering the furor over DNA mixture analysis now raging in the media/courts, arguments about keeping secret prosecutors’ laboratory methods appear to be doomed at some point in this process of advancing legal discovery for criminal defendants. 26 more words

Criminal Justice

Fox Lake -- Police Officer Suicide?

This one burst onto the news scene about a week ago, I blogged on it in “A Good Officer Falls“. It seemed at the time to be the case of a murder of a Police Officer. 405 more words


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


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


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


Economist 7/21/15

  1. IT IS well known that in America, “extreme” working hours (slogging for more than fifty a week) have been getting more widespread in recent decades. 
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So What Happened To The Body?

Livor Mortis & Placing a Victim in the Trunk of a Car, by Colin Miller, EvidenceProf Blog


For the past week, I’ve been trying to find a case involving lividity and a body in a trunk.

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Criminal Law

A Preponderance of Evidence

Evolution or Intelligent Design

By Vin Sparks

In a discussion about proof, we would kick around three kinds of evidence that can be presented for consideration in a court of law: 967 more words