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BAFO Presentation – Wrongful Convictions

Please find below a copy of the presentation given at BAFO.  Please note that certain images have been removed – all others are in the public domain. This presentation outlines the issues around wrongful convictions from a timeline perspective.  It is designed to demonstrate the position in early 1990 when …

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Bitemark evidence is junk science – until research shows otherwise

Here is how the Houston Post described the findings from the Texas Forensic Science Commission. Why not listen to the NPR interview with Chris Fabricant on the impact of this finding here. There were bite marks on John Sweek’s arm when police found him stabbed to death on his kitchen …

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Fabricant on TPR describes impact of Texas decision

Following the landmark decision of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to recommend a ban on the use of bitemarks, Chris Fabricant, Director of Strategic Litigation at the Innocence Project, talks to TPR on the reasons behind, and the impact of, the decision. Replaying some of Dr David Senn’s earlier interview on …

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