Shoulder Tap Sting Would Violate Federal Law

Wrongful Conviction: Junk Science Podcast Highlights The Use of Flawed Forensic Evidence in American Courtrooms In 2009, the National Academy of Science published a warning to criminal justice stakeholders concerning the widespread use of junk science in American courtrooms.1 In its landmark publication, the NAS underscored the need to establish greater quality controls and standards within the scientific…

bite-mark evidence

“Bite-Mark Evidence Under Fire,” by Bill Haney, Ventura County Criminal Defense Attorney The American criminal justice system depends on the notion that only accurate and reliable evidence will be admitted against those accused of crimes.  In 2009, the National Academies of Science (N.A.S.) released a scathing report targeting questionable areas of scientific evidence that might potentially…