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DNA Mixture Wrangling Over Private Company Secrecy Versus a Defendant's Right for Discovery of #Forensic Methods

The scales of justice are wobbling back and forth on this one.

Copyright and Intellectual Property interests seem to be winning and allowing District Attorneys to cloak their experts’ computer programs. 36 more words

Forensic Science

Forensics Failure by ICE : Sexual Assaults in Custody Not Investigated Nor Prosecuted

Illustration: Nicole Rifkin for The Intercept

Alice Speri

April 11 2018, 9:11 a.m.

A woman held at an immigration detention center in Washington state said she was raped by a medical worker and a private facility contractor as she sought help in the center’s medical unit. 323 more words

Forensic Science

Forensics: John Hopkins Strongly Weighs In On Bitemarks and Other "Police Forensics" Omitting Scientific Proofs

Scientists decry a lack of actual  science in forensic methods

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Arturo

Casadevall among co-authors of ‘PNAS’ editorial……..

“WE WANTED TO ALERT PEOPLE THAT THIS IS A CONTINUING AND A MAJOR ISSUE: THAT MANY OF THE FORENSIC TECHNIQUES USED TODAY TO PUT PEOPLE IN JAIL HAVE NO SCIENTIFIC BACKING.” 10 more words

American Academy Of Forensic Science

Prevalence of junk forensic experts in US criminal courts

The core phrase used is “junk experts sneaking” into the courts. Bitemarks as usual, lead the way. The current USDOJ thinking is that everything is AOK. 129 more words

Forensic Science

Convicting an Innocent Man Quote Runs Up Against Prosecution Experts' Immunity Protections

Sir William Blackstone made his legal commentaries in 18th century England.

Serious old-school forensic problem exists with fingerprint experts. Their old-saw statement of “zero-error rate” is beginning to sound unrealistic to judges who have some forensic training. 265 more words

A rigged so-called legal system

As a father everything in the so-called legal system is stacked against you in a divorce. It is rigged to the extent unimaginable for someone that though that courts were to upheld the law which we put in place in a democracy by voting for our lawmakers. 3,516 more words

Miscarriage Of Justice