Daily Archives: June 15, 2011
PARIS — The bodies of 104 victims of an Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean two years ago will arrive in France on Thursday, starting what promises to be a long process of identification.
Ohio Attorney General’s task force works to ensure DNA evidence in sexual assault cases is properly handled
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio attorney general’s task force on sexual assault evidence testing restarted its work Tuesday in the wake of a mix-up in Cleveland Heights over misplaced evidence tied to suspected serial killer Anthony Sowell.
A fire sprinkler malfunctioned Monday inside the large, vaultlike freezer that houses most of the DNA evidence submitted to the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, but lab officials said they’re hopeful the samples can be preserved.
New York Times
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday threw his support behind a proposed law that would allow law enforcement authorities to take DNA samples from anyone convicted of a felony or misdemeanor.
Two Global 360 Customers Selected as Finalists in 2011 Global Awards for Excellence in Adaptive Case Management
San Francisco Chronicle
…In response to the State of California passing Proposition 69, the “DNA Fingerprint Unsolved Crime and Innocence Protection Act,” Los Angeles County ISAB implemented a centralized, web-based DNA Offender Tracking System (DOTS) using Global 360’s case management solution as the application platform…
NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Buffalo police did not violate a convicted robber’s right to counsel by obtaining DNA evidence from a cigarette he smoked in the presence of a detective, New York’s highest court ruled Tuesday.