A new study suggests that not only are forensic examiners better at identifying faces, but do so through the use of analytical methods, rather than looking at faces holistically.
The Boston Globe reports that after two years in jail, the medical examiner changed its opinion and prosecutors dropped charges against a nanny in Cambridge. The medical examiner concluded: “I believe that enough evidence has been presented to raise the possibility that the bleeding could have been related to an accidental injury in a child […]
Investigators report a fingerprint match in the Bangkok bombing investigation.
The Ninth Circuit ruled today that three police officers who filed a lawsuit against the Phoenix Police Department did not have their constitutional rights violated since the purpose of the DNA collection was to exclude the officers as inadvertent contributors. The full opinion can be found here.
DePaul Law Review’s current issue is a symposium in honor of the work of Judge Jack Weinstein. Many of the articles focus on his work in evidence law, including a piece by David L. Faigman and Claire Lesikar on the Judge’s work in the area of expert evidence.