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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…
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The FBI Says Its Photo Analysis Is Scientific Evidence. Scientists Disagree.

The bureau’s image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs…
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High-Tech Cameras That Recognize People Are Coming to Broward Schools

The next time you step onto a Broward County school campus, the…
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State Attorney’s Office Reviewing 1975 Murder Case Recently Featured in Times Series

The state attorney’s office that prosecuted Tommy Zeigler for…
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Study Finds Wrongful Convictions in 11.6 Percent of Sexual Assault Cases from Pre-DNA Testing Era

A recent study by the Urban Institute estimated that “wrongful…
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US Government Wants Facebook to Break Encryption in its Messenger App - Ride the Lightning

Reuters reported on August 17th that he U.S. government is…
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Why Do We Still Use ‘Junk Science’ to Convict? Blame the Judges - The Crime Report

For decades, the criminal justice system in the United States…
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How the Supreme Court Could Rewrite the Rules for DNA Searches - The New Republic

The use of a genealogy DNA database to track down the Golden…
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DNA’s Revolutionary Role in Freeing the Innocent - The Innocence Project

This article provides an overview of the history of DNA analysis,…