Daily Archives: July 6, 2011

Casey Anthony CSI: A Triumph of High-Tech Forensics?


Time
To find out how Anthony’s lawyers might rebut the most damaging evidence presented by the prosecution, TIME asked crime experts to weigh in on the viability of seven aspects of the forensics testimony.

Buchanan: Bureau of Prisons’ DNA backlog is eliminated


Bradenton Florida
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has eliminated its backlog of DNA samples — a backlog that authorities say may have allowed an accused killer Delmer Smith III to continue with a violent crime spree before he was arrested, according to U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan.

State attorney ‘happy’ for William Dillon


Florida Today
…Dillon failed in his attempt this year to be compensated by the state for 27 years of wrongful incarceration, but that was before the sheriff’s office announced he was officially cleared of the homicide. At the time, Wolfinger was on record saying he did not support compensation for Dillon…