Tag Archives: DNA

PA judge prosecuted; hundreds more need to be.

Sentencing Law and Policy: Corrupt state supreme court judge and sister facing state sentencing in PA <p>Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister and former court aide Janine Orie will be sentenced today by Allegheny County … Continue reading

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Governor Bryant … DNA test Willie Manning’s evidence

April 30, 2013 Dear Governor Bryant, I’m writing to insist that you stay the execution of Willie Manning and order DNA testing of the physical evidence. Mr. Manning was convicted on circumstantial evidence, including the testimony of a jailhouse informant … who … Continue reading

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NYT ignores imminent wrongful execution to play spin the IP

Questions for Mississippi Doctor After Thousands of Autopsies – NYTimes.com During the past several months, in courthouses around Mississippi, four new petitions have been quietly submitted on behalf of people in prison arguing that they were wrongfully convicted on the … Continue reading

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Radley Balko: Despite Evidence From Discredited Medical Examiner, Mississippis Jeffrey Havard Nears Execution

I first reported on Hayne in a 2006 exposé for Reason magazine. Since then, he has been implicated in the wrongful convictions of two men who were later exonerated by DNA evidence. In both of those cases, Hayne and his … Continue reading

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FOCUS | AG Eric Holder Has No Balls | Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Basically, if someone backs a dump truck up to the DOJ and unloads the entire case, gift-wrapped, a contrite and confessing criminal included, a guy like Eric Holder might, after much agonizing deliberation, decide to prosecute. via FOCUS | AG … Continue reading

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A Holocaust of FBI Law Enforcement Practices Comes to Light | Prism Magazine

“The right angle to this is huge. The FBI is agreeing to look at 10,000 cases when in fact the FBI taught local, state and federal crime lab personnel this analytical technique for decades. That means in this nation alone … Continue reading

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For Michael Bruce Foley’s protection …

MICHAEL BRUCE FOLEY Arrest Mugshot Brevard County, Florida 06/18/12 MICHAEL BRUCE FOLEY Arrest Mugshot Brevard County, Florida 06/18/12. Michael Bruce Foley and Judy Foley’s DNA and fingerprints were found at Cortney Crandall’s homicide scene. If memory serves, some of Judy’s … Continue reading

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Shareholders independently investigating LabCorp for possible securities laws violations

Originally posted on The Pathology Blawg:
This is a press release stating that in addition to the federal investigation of fraud allegedly perpetrated by LabCorp, LabCorp’s own investors are investigating the company for federal securities violations.  The release also mentions…

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Palm Beach Post – unfair and unbalanced

Florida legislature keeps victims of government wrongdoing waiting for compensation “William Dillon, who now lives in Raleigh, N.C., will get $1.35 million for spending 27 years in prison for a murder the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in 2008 proved he … Continue reading

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FTC published letter re LabCorp, Orchid Cellmark – too late, too lackluster

My guess is that Ohio’s Governor John Kasich isn’t going to be any happier than I am with the FTC Secretary Donald S. Clark’s portrayal of competition in forensic DNA testing, at least not after the governor is made aware … Continue reading

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