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There Will Be Blood, and Physics, Too: The Messy Science of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

David Camm lost 13 years of his life to eight drops of blood. In…

Bloodstain Analysis Convinced a Jury She Stabbed Her 10-Year-Old Son. Now, Even Freedom Can’t Give Her Back Her Life.

Julie Rea was convicted of killing her son largely on the testimony…

2019 Making Sense of Science Seminar – April 5-6, 2019

NACDL's 12th Annual Forensic Science & the Law Seminar,…

How an Unproven Forensic Science Spread Through the Criminal Justice System – ProPublica

The modern era of bloodstain-pattern analysis began when a small…

Blood Will Tell – ProPublica

The murder of Mickey Bryan, a quiet fourth-grade teacher, stunned…

Scientists Shoot Human Heads Filled With Cow Blood for Science

A new study on backspatter has used human heads filled with cow…

Loyola Professor Developing Spray to Identify Fly Spit at Crime Scenes

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Crime scene investigators have long relied on their own judgment…