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Forensic dentists sidestep “glaring errors” in civil suit

Robert Lee Stinson’s civil suit against two forensic dentists whose evidence contributed to his wrongful conviction (and 23 years imprisonment) has failed due to the experts being afforded “absolute immunity”.  Stinson did claim that the detectives and odontologists has conspired against him – but he did not prevail: In the …

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Texas Forensic Science Commission to Investigate Bite Mark Evidence

By Matt Kellner Matt is a paralegal in the Strategic Litigation Department, where he identifies potential test cases, conducts research, and assists the department’s three attorneys with case-related  tasks. Last Friday, the Texas Forensic Science Commission voted unanimously to investigate the integrity and reliability of bite mark comparison evidence. The …

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