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6 Years in Prison Based Upon Flawed Dog Scent Evidence

Originally posted on Dare to Think:
A Texas woman is suing investigators who used dogs to pick her out of a “scent lineup” – a widely questioned investigative technique that put her in prison for six years before she was…

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Attention: Scent evidence victims. Here’s your miracle, courtesy of NBC.

Freed After Six Years, Woman Sues Cops Over Dog Scent Evidence – NBC News.com In 2004, the FBI itself reported that “human scent is easily transferred from one person or object to another” and concluded: “Identifying someone’s scent at a … Continue reading

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Scent evidence stinks. Ask Megan Winfrey. Or her Dad. Or brother.

Courthouse News Service A Texas woman spent six years in prison for a murder she did not commit based on the results of a contrived “dog-scent lineup” – a discredited technique that “epitomized the worst of junk science,” she claims … Continue reading

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God damn Bob Graham.

Conflicting K-9 Records Exist, Lieutenant Says – Sun Sentinel A Palm Beach County Sheriff`s lieutenant said in a sworn statement on Monday that deputies discovered two conflicting sets of training records on a police dog whose bites have led to … Continue reading

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Seemingly fighting words for Stanley Wrice fall flat.

Did Political Clout Subvert Justice in Wrongful Conviction Case? | David Protess If Bonjean’s allegations are true, high-ranking officials have obstructed justice to promote a political agenda. Nothing less than a full-blown federal investigation is needed. Everyone who has subverted … Continue reading

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Jury Nullification: Jeff Olson, Trayvon Martin

San Diego Jury Acquits on All Counts Occupy Chalk Protester Targeted by Bank of America Jeff Olson, the San Diego (SD) anti-big bank public sidewalk protestor, has been acquitted of all 13 counts by a jury of his peers.  As … Continue reading

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Lies can make Judge Silvernail credible. Florida Today accommodates..

Judge Silvernail sets August date for retirement | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com J. Preston Silvernail will retire from the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in August … He was a member of The Innocence Commission, a panel of judges, prosecutors, defense … Continue reading

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Fair trials unavailable in Florida’s 18th Judicial Circuit

Powerful New York Prosecutors Under Scrutiny As Many Convictions of Likely Dirty Cop Are Probed | Alternet Only on TV do these cases stand up on their own; the reality is they are usually held together with a string … … Continue reading

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Arizona ignoring recantation to keep Courtney Bisbee incarcerated

Petition | Help Free an Innocent Woman | Change.org During the trial, I was the prosecution’s “star” witness. But after turning 18, I no longer feared my mother and officially recanted my testimony in a sworn affadavit, admitting that it … Continue reading

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Bury Neuharth. Don’t praise him.

Alberto Ibargüen: Remembering Al Neuharth | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com Along his climb to power, he displayed the sharp elbows of a ruthless and ambitious … via Alberto Ibargüen: Remembering Al Neuharth | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com. I’d finish the … Continue reading

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