This article is about how forensic experts who sound convincing to juries shape their images as ‘scientific’ by misinformation and resorting to desperate measures to mislead the US judicial system. 109 more words
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12 years ago while researching RUTH ELLIS MY SISTER’S SECRET LIFE I accompanied Muriel Jakubait, Ruth Ellis’s sister, to the Royal Courts of Justice for the Appeal being brought by her legal team – they hoped to get Ruth’s 1955 murder verdict reduced to manslaughter. 492 more words
Why didn’t the police check everything Desmond Cussen said in his statement?
Why didn’t Ruth Ellis’s solicitor check everything Cussen said in his statement?
Why didn’t the defence counsel (Stevenson and co) check everything Cussen said in court? 704 more words
The Conversation Paul Roberts 2 April 2015
Scientific evidence and expert witness testimony are integral to criminal trials worldwide. Yet while we live in a scientific age of increasingly specialised expert knowledge, a growing reliance on forensic evidence is a double-edged sword. 29 more words
Wow! Just wow! And not the good type of wow either…but the bad type…the type that makes you think, “What the hell?!!”
I just finished watching the first episode of “I am Innocent” which is a series of people that get convicted of things that they did not do (yes that’s right…it’s a series! 595 more words
I’ve been posting lately about a legal case that could end up being the first to uphold conclusively, that an innocent man was executed by the State, for a crime he didn’t do. 2,694 more words