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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…

Unethical Prosecutors Now Face Felony Charges and Prison Time (AB 1909), by Bill Haney – Ventura County Criminal Defense Attorney: A recent scandal involving Orange County prosecutors stirred California law makers to action over the subject of prosecutorial misconduct.  AB 1909 authored by Assemblywoman Patty Lopez authorizes FELONY punishment and up to three years of…