Daily Archives: March 17, 2011

Katie’s Law expansion hits snag in NM Senate

Las Cruces News
SANTA FE – Expanding Katie’s Law began without controversy but has turned into an all-out fight.

Blood Simple: Improved Crime-Scene Analysis Techniques


Popular Science
The aftermath of violent crimes is nothing like what we see on TV, says Stephen Morgan, a forensic analytic chemist. “Crime scenes are messy, chaotic. There’s a lot to look at.” Too much, in fact. What’s needed are methods to simplify the forensic process without damaging evidence at the scene. These three breakthroughs will do just that.

Pileggi to introduce DNA law reforms

Southern Chester County Weekly
Individuals arrested for serious crimes would be required to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced by Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9). His bill will also authorize a new type of DNA search, helping law enforcement officials identify suspects in unsolved crimes.