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PD9 and GCD Host Capital Defense Conference in Orlando: Telling the Client’s Story

The Georgia Capital Defenders had scheduled a great October CLE…

State Attorney’s Office Reviewing 1975 Murder Case Recently Featured in Times Series

The state attorney’s office that prosecuted Tommy Zeigler for…

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

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

What Happened at the Lake

LAST SUMMER I got an email from a man whose reputation, and voice,…

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…

Dr. John Plunkett, RIP. He Told the Truth About Bad Forensics — And Was Prosecuted for It – The Washington Post

Dr. John Plunkett, the forensic pathologist who exposed the junk…

How a Teacher’s ‘Junk Science’ Landed a Dad in Jail on Charge of Raping his Autistic Son – The Miami Herald

In this piece, The Miami Herald chronicles that wrongful arrest…

Much-Debated ‘Daubert’ Standard Has Its Day in Florida Supreme Court – The Daily Business Review

The Florida Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in Delisle…

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

Journalist Radley Balko and law professor Tucker Carrington…

Tunnel Vision: Arizona Prosecutors Double Down on Murder Theory as the Evidence Crumbles Around Them

In Part 2 of The Intercept's investigation on the possible wrongful…