01.11.2020

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence “Fifteen minutes of flawed DNA forensic testimony took almost 18 years to correct”  


DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence
“Fifteen minutes of flawed DNA forensic testimony took almost 18 years to correct”

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File photo: “Modern DNA technology has further confirmed what we’ve known for a long time: Kerry Robinson is an innocent man,” one of his lawyers, Rodney Zell, said in a news release from the Georgia Innocence Project, which helped push for Robinson’s exoneration.

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When a DNA Test Says You’re a Younger Man, Who Lives 5,000 Miles Away

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08.07.2019

There will be blood, and physics, too: The messy science of bloodstain pattern analysis

Researchers are using fluid dynamics to try to improve the study of crime scene blood spatter.

06.27.2019

How Many Murder Cases Did Celeb Forensic Scientist Henry Lee Botch?

Henry Lee testified in some of America’s biggest murder cases, from O.J. Simpson to JonBenet. But he’s been accused of botching evidence in multiple trials.