Finally all published ! Radley Balko has completed his four part series on bitemarks. Released ...
IntroductionThis page considers the use of scientific evidence within bitemark analyses and report writing. Using ...
Radly Balko - a reporter at the Washington Post and advocate for justice issues and ...
This story reminds of us that common asked question - child or adult bite? (more…)
Could a simple, easy to consume document, provide the protection we need against wrongful convictions? ...
A retired odontologist has told the World's End murder trial that marks on Christine Eadie's ...
Holding your hands up and saying “we got things wrong” is a difficult thing to do. But that’s exactly what the FBI and US Department of Justice have had to do this week, as the initial results were released of an ongoing review of thousands of criminal cases in which FBI scientists’ testimony may have […]
A bitemark expert who changed his mind, has led to a new state law – designed to help a legal system that recognises that science, and hence opinions can change. (more…)
A San Bernardino man convicted of murder in part because of discredited forensic evidence will have his case reviewed again by the California Supreme Court. (more…)
A toddler who died of head injuries after being rushed to Victoria General Hospital on April 9, 2008, had high levels of a drug commonly found in over-the-counter cold medications, a forensic toxicologist testified Monday in B.C. Supreme Court. Dr. William Schreiber, who is also an expert in clinical pathology, was testifying at the trial […]
Finally all published ! Radley Balko has completed his four part series on bitemarks. Released during the AAFS 2015 meeting, they cause a considerable stir within the forensic community, not least among odonts – some of whom welcomed the overview while others felt it was an unwarranted attack. (more…)
IntroductionThis page considers the use of scientific evidence within bitemark analyses and report writing. Using examples the presentation shows how evidence from forensic science and wider health care literature can be used to inform and develop bitemark assessment. You can find a copy of the presentation on the right hand side (a full size version […]
Radly Balko – a reporter at the Washington Post and advocate for justice issues and reform in forensic science has released the first of a four part series looking at bitemarks. (more…)
This story reminds of us that common asked question – child or adult bite? (more…)
A man who murdered his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter while babysitting has been jailed for life. Bitemark evidence contributed to his conviction. See earlier post here. (more…)
A man who bit a two-year old boy on the leg to show him how it hurt and stop him biting has been given a seven-week prison sentence. (more…)
In the years since DNA pointed toward Bennie Starks’ innocence in the rape and beating of a woman in Waukegan, Lake County authorities have worked persistently but unsuccessfully to continue holding him accountable for the attack. (more…)
Michael Cristini was sentenced to time-served, three days in jail for carrying a concealed weapon and driving with a suspended license in August. (more…)