ecided to keep functional MRI evidence that was used as a lie detector
out of the courtroom in a murder case.
New evidence of innocence in the case of a former Ohio police captain, who has spent 14 years in prison for the murder of his ex-wife,
may lead to a retrial of the case. DNA testing of a bite mark that allegedly matched his dentition has now definitively excluded him as the source.
law requiring forensic examiners to be certified in two specialties
has resulted in an exodus of laboratory staff.
pre-trial hearing on drug evidence in a Minnesota court
, doubts lingered about the St. Paul Police Department Crime Laboratory’s quality management system and the possibility of contamination.
timed her resignation so that her successor would not be chosen by voters, but rather by the county commissioners
. She wanted to ensure that a qualified person was appointed to the job, rather than a person seeking elected office without forensic experience.
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