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John DeRosier will let you out of your community service obligation — if you donate to his nonprofit
  • Nov 1, 2019
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When we perpetually — and falsely — tell cops they’re under siege, we shouldn’t be surprised when they act like it.
  • Oct 14, 2019
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There's almost no evidence linking Toforest Johnson to the death of William Hardy. But prosecutors kept insisting the impossible.
  • Sep 5, 2019
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The critical evidence that could have acquitted Landon Quinn was in his attorneys’ file all along. They just never looked for it.
  • Aug 28, 2019
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Our panelists offer achievable, moderately difficult and long-shot policies to reform the forensics system.
  • Aug 26, 2019
  • Opinion
Add bird feces to the long list of substances to trigger false positives in drug field tests.
  • Aug 9, 2019
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Some analysts say they need critical contextual information from law enforcement officials. But too much information can bias results. Our panel discusses how to find the right balance.
  • Aug 9, 2019
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Dueling expert witnesses have resulted in too many wrongful convictions. Is there a better way?
  • Aug 7, 2019
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One field is forward thinking, and always changing. The other prioritizes consistency, and looks to the past for guidance.
  • Aug 6, 2019
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Rare ruling questions the severity of “dynamic entry” tactics.
  • Jul 30, 2019
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