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Imwinkelried on Science and Law : Paving the Way for Courts About Junk Forensics

I do not like to use “junk” regarding flawed forensics. Let’s say that “invalidated” forensics is more professional and is easier on the reader. Nevertheless, semantics will not cure State criminal courts from fumbling badly when inmates appeal the misleading and down right incorrect opinions experts bring into trials resulting in their convictions. 50 more words

Forensic Science

IRA suspect issues apology for the Birmingham pub bombings -- "Bad Science and Bad Scientists"

“Exactly the same forensic scientists who produced the wrongful conviction of Guiseppe Conlon, the Maguire family and of Danny McNamee, and had been stood down for the role they played.

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Lockerbie

A Miscarriage of Justice Affects All of Us

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same…

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Justice

Cops bail on finding real perps after "their perp" gets freed from the "Country Dentist"

Nationally, the Innocence Projects have handed the police over 100 DNA profiles of ‘strong’ suspects uncovered by IP exoneration litigation. No one in the LEO industry does much about followup, … 115 more words

Wrongful Convictions

Hillsborough disaster and what we should remember about it

We have gone a long way since the infamous Hillsborough disaster. 96 people were killed. Victims’ friends and families were shocked and emotionally broken. But like that was not enough, the South Yorkshire police blamed the football supporters. 423 more words

DNA lab in Miami is blazing a path towards perfection - Judges ignores failures

Here is more on DNA mixture interpretation, and how prosecutors and judges (N=1) just do not want to cope with cleaning their forensic houses of incorrect protocols in order to advance with science. 93 more words

Wrongful Convictions