Forensic Error

Videos – Flawed “Science” – Special Reports

Forensics on Trial – YouTube

~ Forensic Sciences and Miscarriages of Justice – Part 1 of (5) – YouTube

~ Forensic Sciences and Miscarriages of Justice – Part 2 of (5) – YouTube

~ Forensic Sciences and Miscarriages of Justice – Part 3 of (5) – YouTube

~ Forensic Sciences and Miscarriages of Justice – Part 4 of (5) – YouTube

~ Forensic Sciences and Miscarriages of Justice – Part 5 of (5) – YouTube

~ Frontline: The Real CSI – YouTube

PBS Frontline 2012 The Real CSI – YouTube

The System – Flawed Forensics – YouTube


Videos – Flawed “Science” – News Reports

~ Judging The Value of Forensic Evidence – YouTube

~ New report shows flaws in forensic evidence – YouTube

~ The “Phony Science” in Law Enforcement – YouTube


Videos – Flawed “Science” – Comedy News Reports

~ Forensic Evidence Not Actually Backed By Science! – YouTube

~ Forensic Science: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – YouTube


Mainstream News – Flawed “Science


Independent News – Flawed “Science


Videos – Arson

~ America’s Guilty Plea Problem: Angela Garcia – YouTube

~ Elite Phoenix Arson Squad Comes Under Fire – YouTube

~ Elite Arson Squad Members Accused of Making False Statements – ABC News – VIDEO

~ Florida’s arson lab loses accreditation, wrongful charges a main concern – YouTube

~ She didn’t set the fire: Fighting for freedom in an arson case – YouTube


Mainstream News – Arson


Independent News – Arson


Video – Ballistics

~ Evidence Of Injustice – YouTube

Mainstream News – Ballistics


Videos – Bite Mark Analysis / Forensic Odontology

~ $7.5M bite mark settlement underscores national call for better forensic evidence – YouTube

~ Bite-mark analysis has been shown to be flawed science. So why is it allowed in Canadian courts? – YouTube

~ False Positive – A new documentary from Joss Fong – YouTube

~ False Positive: When forensic science fails [Full version]  – YouTube

~ Forensic Science Put Me on Death Row for My Teeth – Innocence Ignored – YouTube

~ ‘Garbage’ Evidence: Murder case built on bite mark getting a second look – YouTube

~ How bite marks made one man a murder suspect – Part 1 – YouTube

~ Wrongfully Convicted: Flawed Autopsies Send Two Innocent Men To Jail – YouTube


Mainstream News – Bite Mark Analysis / Forensic Odontology


Independent News – Bite Mark Analysis / Forensic Odontology


Videos – Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

~ ‘Blood Will Tell’ exposes forensic science flaws – YouTube

~ How Accurate Is Blood Analysis In Crime Shows? – YouTube

~ How ‘Subjective Science’ Infiltrated US Courts – YouTube

~ Joe Bryan, Convicted Based on Dubious Blood Spatter Analysis, Released on Parole – YouTube


Mainstream News – Bloodstain Pattern Analysis


Videos – DNA

~ Faulty DNA Evidence Is Causing False Convictions – YouTube

~ Justice Unraveled: How flawed forensics will impact high-profile cases – YouTube

~ Why We Can’t Always Trust DNA Evidence – YouTube


Mainstream News – DNA


Independent News – DNA


Videos – FBI

~ FBI admits errors in criminal cases – YouTube

~ FBI admits to decades of flawed forensic testimony – YouTube

~ FBI admits to flawed forensics analyses for cases – YouTube

~ FBI Reviews Flawed Criminal Forensic Evidence – YouTube

~ Flaws in FBI forensics analysis may have helped convict wrong people – YouTube

~ Report says FBI’s flawed forensics put over 60 inmates on death row – Dailymotion – VIDEO


Mainstream News – FBI


Independent News – FBI


Videos – Fingerprints

~ Adam Ruins Everything – Why Fingerprinting Is Flawed – YouTube

~ How reliable is fingerprint analysis? – YouTube


Mainstream News – Fingerprints


Videos – Hair Analysis

~ 5 Investigates: State to review convictions to find faulty hair forensics – YouTube

~ FBI Acknowledges Widespread Flaws In Forensic Hair Analysis – YouTube

~ FBI Admits Flawed Testimony From Hair DNA Data – YouTube

~ FBI admits its hair analysis was flawed for decades – YouTube

~ FBI admits to decades of flawed forensic testimony – YouTube

~ FBI Admits to Flawed Hair Analysis Testimonies – YouTube

~ FBI Forensics Unit – Flaws in Hair Analysis Led To Convictions – YouTube

~ Flawed Evidence- The Limits of Science in the Crime Lab – Retro Report – YouTube

~ Under The Microscope: The FBI Hair Cases | Fault Lines – YouTube

~ WOAH: Forensic ‘Hair Analysis’ Was Wrong For Decades – YouTube


Mainstream News – Hair Analysis


Independent News – Hair Analysis


Videos – Innocent and Wrongfully Convicted

~ A murder solved, 23 years later – Part 3 – YouTube

~ A Plea for Justice, Part 5: Junk Science – Dailymotion – VIDEO

~ Flawed Forensics: Woman’s fate hangs on ‘garbage’ evidence – YouTube

~ Flawed Forensics May Have Wrongly Sent People To Prison for Decades – YouTube

~ Forensic Scientists Speak Out On Daniel Holtzclaw Case- CRTV MMI Season 2 Finale – YouTube

~ How Bad Science Convicted and Executed Innocent People – YouTube

~ How junk science convicted an innocent man – Part 2 – YouTube

~  ‘Junk science’ law exonerates woman of murder – YouTube

~ Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People – YouTube

~ Should people convicted based on poor scientific evidence be given new trials? – YouTube

~ Vox – How junk science convicted an innocent man – Facebook – VIDEO

~ Wrongful Convictions – Bad Science and an Unfair Trial – YouTube


Mainstream News – Innocent and Wrongfully Convicted


Independent News – Innocent and Wrongfully Convicted


Videos – Cameron Todd Willingham

FRONTLINE – Death By Fire – Season 2010 – Episode 14 – PBS – VIDEO

~ Expert: Errors in arson investigation – 5 pm News – YouTube

~ Forensic Commission restarts Todd Willingham case; Committee to meet in private – YouTube

~ Forensic Science Commission Holding Secret Closed Meetings in Todd Willingham Case – YouTube

~ Nightline: The Wrongful Execution of Cameron Todd Willingham – YouTube

~ Texas’s execution of an innocent man haunts Gov. Rick Perry – YouTube


Mainstream News – Cameron Todd Willingham


Videos – Corrupt Technicians – Annie Dookhan

~ 20,000 Convictions Dropped After Massive Drug Lab Scandal – CBS News – VIDEO

~ Chemist gets jail time for tainting evidence – YouTube

~ Corrupt Judges, Lawyers & Criminologists. Wall of Shame. Real CSI Massachusetts. – YouTube

~ Court asked to toss 24,000 state drug cases – YouTube

~ Faked lab results lead to 21k Mass. drug cases dismissed – YouTube

~ More Than 100 Drug Convictions Linked To State Lab Scandal Will Be Vacated – YouTube

~ Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases – YouTube


Mainstream News – Corrupt Technicians – Annie Dookhan


Videos – Conferences

~ ASU study shows ‘junk science’ used as evidence in court – YouTube

~ Why Michigan Needs a Forensic Science Commission – YouTube


Podcasts

~ Forensic Science and the Wrongful Conviction of Innocent People – KCRW

~ The Appeal Podcast: The Pseudoscience behind Forensic Science – The Appeal

~ The Junk Science That’s Admissible Evidence – YouTube


Videos – Fixing Forensic Science

~ Houston Forensic Science Center – YouTube


Mainstream News – Fixing Forensic Science


Independent News – Fixing Forensic Science


Reports


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