Daily Archives: January 10, 2011
The International News- Pakistan
PUNJAB Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that the most modern forensic lab of South Asia is being established in the provincial metropolis which will prove a milestone in the elimination of crimes from the province.
Dailly News Analysis- India
The DNA analysis department of the state forensic laboratory in Kalina has been almost rendered without work, as the vendors who supply them with chemicals and scientific apparatus have stopped doing so, due to the piling credit bill — which runs into crores of rupees.
The Guardian UK
In the US, the Innocence Project has freed 260 people imprisoned for crimes they did not commit – and inspired a new film starring Hilary Swank. In the UK the work is just beginning, but the lawyers who only take the most desperate cases of injustice have a first victory in their sights…
Greetings armchair CSIs. I want to give you an update on the status of the National Academy of Science study on Crime Laboratories, where the study will lead us in the future, and why recent events are so essential and timely for Guam.
The Economic Voice UK
With the police involved in hunting down the killer(s) of Joanna Yeates coming under pressure and believed to be in possession of a sample of her murderer’s DNA pressure is mounting for them to conduct a huge DNA screening to corner the culprit.
… In 2007, the forensics team stirred a hornet’s nest in London by reporting the maternal DNA evidence from the scar sample flesh showed no connection to three of Cora Crippen’s modern-day family members, women who would have identical maternal DNA. Also the flesh came from a man. “I was totally blown away,” Trestrail says…