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Category - Dirty Tricks in the Crime Lab

6
Jul

LAW OFFICES OF MARY PREVOST: U.S. SUPREME CURT GRANTS CERTIORARI IN NEW EVIDENCE CASE POST BULLCOMING

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Williams v. Illinois. The case is a DNA confrontation case where an expert witness rendered an expert opinion based upon the DNA work of others. The case squarely addresses the issue unresolved by Bullcoming as to whether or not the Confrontation Clause permits an expert witness to …

31
Jan

FORENSIC SCIENCE REFORM IS LONG OVERDUE

Washington, DC (Jan. 25, 2011) – As more than a decade of crime lab scandals have shown, forensic evidence presented in court is, at times, often bogus – based on speculative research, inadequate quality control, and subjective interpretations. Ensuring the scientific integrity of forensic evidence is essential to preventing wrongful convictions and exonerating the innocent. …

6
Aug

SAN FRANCISCO DA LOSES SLEAZY BID TO RECUSE JUDGE (CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE)

Jaxon Van Derbeken, Chronicle Staff Writer San Francisco Chronicle August 6, 2010 04:00 AM Copyright San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Friday, August 6, 2010 Mike Kepka / The Chronicle District Attorney Kamala Harris’ office accused the judge of a conflict of interest. An independent …

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