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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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Innocence Project takes on yet another bitemark case

The Belleville News has an article and interview with Dana Delger from the NY IP.  They have taken the case of the case of John Prante, who was convicted in 1983 of the murder of Karla Brown. You can read the full article here. The bitemark evidence is described as …

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