Daily Archives: April 28, 2012

There are still 1781 persons missing from the Kosovo conflict

There are still 1781 persons missing from the Kosovo conflict. This is why EULEX assists the Department of Forensic Medicine (DFM) of the Kosovo Ministry of Justice in its intensive efforts to determine the fate of the Missing. Additionally, EULEX/DFM coordinates intensively with family associations, individual families and several other stakeholders.

Forensic Nightmares

Main Justice
The book about lives ruined by flawed forensic science now has another ugly chapter…

lobSTR algorithm rolls DNA fingerprinting into 21st century

As any crime show buff can tell you, DNA evidence identifies a victim’s remains, fingers the guilty, and sets the innocent free. But in reality, the processing of forensic DNA evidence takes much longer than a 60-minute primetime slot.

Md. police halt some DNA collections after ruling

PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are halting the collection of DNA samples from people charged with certain violent offenses after a ruling by the state’s highest court earlier this week.