Two days before her scheduled execution
, a female convict received support from a biomechanical expert, who submitted an affidavit in her defense. The woman was convicted of murdering an infant in her care who she maintains died after she accidentally dropped the infant. The expert contends that short falls can be fatal for infants.
approved the appointment of a nine-member panel to oversee its crime lab
, removing it from police control.
mishandling of blood evidence
in the case of a fellow officer, who was allegedly driving while intoxicated, finds negligence but no criminal behavior.
disputes the evidence proffered by the government
in the perjury trial of baseball great Roger Clemens.