Daily Archives: November 18, 2010
If there’s a crime anywhere in Connecticut, chances are the evidence will head to the Connecticut State Crime Lab. There, forensic scientists will test the evidence in every way possible.
Winnipeg Free Press
…Canada has a crime scene and a convicted offender DNA databank, but it is used only to identify criminals, not to link DNA from missing persons with unidentified remains….
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is reversing a controversial Bush administration policy under which numerous defendants have waived their right to DNA testing even though that right is guaranteed under federal law, Justice Department officials said Wednesday.
The Arkansas State Crime lab weighs in on the recent developments in the Morgan Nick case.
We first told you Monday that federal authorities are looking at an Oklahoma home for possible new DNA evidence in the Morgan Nick abduction case. It’s a move that could shed some needed light on the 15-year old mystery.
The New Statesman UK
Developments in the field of forensics should make crimes easier to solve. But a lack of funding threatens progress.
Can a person who pleaded no contest to a crime have her conviction overturned now that DNA and other forensic tests have exonerated her?
That’s the question former Milwaukee Police Officer Lawrencia Bembenek wants the U.S. Supreme Court to answer.
While police are keeping tight-lipped about what’s up their sleeve, a criminology expert said that should worry the killer.