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Framing the Innocent with planted #Forensics evidence and lying cops

Not just a myth or a fictional plot line. This article starts in Cleveland OH and references other examples where people ‘of color’ with criminal histories get thrown into jail. 233 more words

Forensic Science

Prosecutors knowingly screw things up after crime lab scandal tests their ethics

Nothing is more poignant than to talk to and read about exonerees who had to put up with malingering prosecutors who live their lives as if wrongful convictions do not exist. 51 more words

Wrongful Convictions

National Registry of Exonerations makes big plans for its' future at UC Irvine

Thursday marked the official transfer of location of the NRE to the UC Irvine (CA) Newkirk Center for Science and Society. Here are a series of live streaming presentations that represent the purpose and future plans for the NRE. 151 more words

Wrongful Convictions

Familiar? Another bitemark conviction getting a DNA-based look after 16 years

Forensic science is not immune to the need for retesting and consideration of its’ flawed methods -Anon

The number of exonerations in the US is probably going to increase with the addition of ‘new DNA technology’ evidence recovered from a bitemark used to ‘match’ teeth of Alfred Swinton in his Connecticut 20o1 conviction. 200 more words

Wrongful Convictions

Forensics in NY State: Police fail to pursue rape testing regulations

They must be doing  ‘broken windows’ surveillance instead.

A recent NY Division of Criminal Justice Services report shows that 220 of 586 police and prosecutorial agencies have missed a February reporting deadline for providing information about untested sexual assault evidence kit ( 240 more words

Forensic Science

Crime lab scandals reach the UK - Two labbers arrested - 484 cases questioned

Police to review 484 cases after criminal probe launched at private forensics laboratory

This affects police work involving toxicology in the UK. The years since demobilization of the government owned Forensic Science Service have not been nice. 99 more words

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