Tag Archives: scent evidence

Towards saving Tommy: Let’s talk about impeachment.

Nathan Newman: Let’s Talk About Impeaching Supreme Court Justices Talking about impeachment is a way to pull together critiques of a Court that increasingly just protects moneyed interests in cases ranging from Citizens United to a myriad of other less-known … Continue reading

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Discredited expert witnesses often don’t stay discredited.

Criticisms, Blunders Mar Medical Examiner’s Exit | Orlando Sentinel Gore’s hiring of his newest associate medical examiner, Dr. Marie Hansen, is another move that brought unwanted attention to the office. In 1998, Hansen botched an autopsy so badly in Pasco … Continue reading

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Evidence from @1995 untestable for DNA? Bloody unlikely.

AG, Lawyers for Hank Skinner Argue Over DNA in Death Penalty Case | The Texas Tribune At the hearing in February, the state’s expert, Brent Hester, a forensic scientist from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Lubbock laboratory, said that … Continue reading

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Roanoke Times: not a newspaper.

Flashback: Tracking NRV history – Roanoke Times: The Burgs 1989 (25 years ago) -“Stephen Epperly says he was framed for the 1980 murder of a Radford University student whose body was never found and wants a chance to testify in … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I just can’t wait until I can write right. Sorry.

Although writing to public servants about wrongful convictions has been on my gotta do/don’t wanna do list for over ten years, practice hasn’t made the process perfect. Not even close. Today’s effort was particularly clumsy, likely because I’m up against … Continue reading

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Former Orange Co FL Under Sheriff McEachern files amicus brief on Tommy Zeigler’s behalf

From: “Ray McEachern” Date: May 12, 2014 11:29:37 AM EDT Subject: Former Orange County Chief Deputy Believes Ku Klux Klan Behind Murders in Supreme Court Death Row Appeal Former Orange County Chief Deputy Believes Ku Klux Klan Behind Murders in … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Justice Review Project Ends After Just One Exoneration

Originally posted on Dare to Think:
The Justice Review Project run by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is being shutdown after just one exoneration (Robert Dewey, left).  The program was started in 2010 to review hundreds of old cases throughout…

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As predicted, “reinvestigation” of Gina Hall’s Virginia no-body homicide a hoax.

Special Report: Muder Without A Trace Can you convict someone of murder without the body of the victim? via Special Report: Muder Without A Trace. ————————————— To my knowledge, Stephen Epperly’s case is the only one that oft-discredited dog handler … Continue reading

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Reinvestigating Gina Hall’s homicide. Apparently sans DNA or even Google searches.

Investigators take a second look at the Gina Hall murder case from 1980 in Radford | Local News – Home Investigators are asking for your help if you can provide any in this case. via Investigators take a second look … Continue reading

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Rick Perry throws out baby with bath water, messing with Texas – again.

Rick Perry hires defense attorney It’s pretty clear that Perry used Lehmberg’s DUI as an excuse to gut the Public Integrity Unit, which not only began the prosecution of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, but also prosecuted criminal violations … Continue reading

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