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Silent Witness – The Karla Brown Case

Possibly the next case to be over turned due to faulty, flawed and discredited bitemark evidence. This book was written by the prosecutor in the case and describes the discovery of the evidence years after the murder, the attempts made to identify the biter and the following trial.  Very self-congratulatory …

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German authorities raise concern over dental age estimation

This piece from the BBC furthers the concern among Europeans about the use of dental (and medical) information to age individuals in asylum or immigration cases.  While there is a clear need to be sure of an individual’s age – especially if they are to be placed in children’s settings – …

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Karla Brown – Forensic Files

The Karla Brown case and potential wrongful conviction of John Prante continues.  A bitemark assessed in minutes, a bitemark that wasn’t discovered for several years and an odontologist with a chequered past of wrongful convictions (indeed, the individual involved may well now be sued by another victim of his BM …

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