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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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Forensics on Trial – PBS

While many think that the past 12 months have revealed much of what is wrong with forensic science, well in 2012 PBS alerted us to the problems that were developing.  Watch the episode here and understand some of the issues that underpin the recent wrongful convictions.  Bitemarks are mentioned as one …

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