Home / Forensic Science in the News

Forensic Science in the News

Innocence Project sues museum for access to archives on ‘tragically flawed’ bite-mark evidence

The ABA law journal is reporting that the IP has sued the federal government’s National Museum of Health and Medicine for denying it access to archival information on the history of bite-mark analysis. A press release on the lawsuit is here, and coverage by the New York Law Journal is here. The material …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »