Forensics

Manhunt: Unabomber makes a compelling mystery out of a story whose ending you already know

It’s the perfect true-crime story for fans of word games.<p><i>Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can</i> <i>read the archives here</i><i>. The episode of the week for August 6 through 12 is</i> <i>“Fruit of the Poisonous Tree,”</i> <i>the third</i> …

Linguistics

After Ending Obama-era Commission, Justice Department Announces New Forensic Science Review

"The Department of Justice believes that when the adversarial American legal system functions as intended—including through the support of trained …

Government

Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics at Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona announces the opening of its exhibition Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics. …

Jefferson Sessions' program to lock up more Americans includes abundant use of junk forensic science

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Liberal View

New Stocks On Dividend Growth Model Portfolio: July 2017

Five new stocks make our Dividend Growth Stocks Model Portfolio this month.<p>Our Dividend Growth Stocks Model Portfolio underperformed the S&P 500 last …

Stocks

Forensic Science Evidence Trending Towards Less Reliable

In January 2016, bemoaning that “the more people talk about improving the use of forensic science in the courtroom, the more things stay the same,” I …

Criminal Justice

Sessions’ New Forensic Science Adviser Has a History of Opposing Pro-Science Reforms

Forensic science is an embattled field. As DNA testing has overturned hundreds of convictions based on flawed forensic evidence, scientists and …

Liberal View

Mumbai: Kalina FSL to get India's first Rapid DNA testing machine

Currently, it takes more than eight days to get the results of a DNA exam at the Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory. File pic<br>Crime investigation in …

DNA

Starter Guide to Linux Forensics

The old saying is if your data isn’t backed up at least twice, it’s not backed up at all. For those not wise enough to heed this adage, there are a …

Digital Forensics

How to download or view SharePoint Online Search Crawl Logs using Security & Compliance Center

About 2 years back I wrote this article on 'How to View SharePoint Online Crawl Logs in Office 365'. Things change quickly in Office 365 for good …

Digital Forensics

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A national effort to shore up the credibility and narrow the claims of forensic science will re-launch under new management less than six months …

Liberal View

Justice Dept. tries to shore up forensic science, testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is trying to shore up faltering confidence in forensic science and how its experts describe their findings in court, a push that comes months after similar efforts dating to the Obama administration were suspended.<p>The department said Monday it is reviving …

Criminology

Sessions Scuttles Forensics Partnership With Scientists

Prosecutors notched a victory Monday over academics and defense attorneys in the long-running debate about what qualifies as sound crime-scene evidence versus “junk science” used to wrongly convict defendants.<p>Guidelines for the use of forensic evidence in court, previously developed by a …

News (U.S.)

Deputy AG announces new Forensic Science Working Group but still doesn’t grasp the extent of problem

In a speech at the International Association for Identification on Monday, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced the creation of a Forensic Science Working Group within the Justice Department. Recall that one of the first moves by Attorney General Jeff Sessions was to end the National …

Opinion

Justice Department resumes effort to improve forensic testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is reviving efforts that first started under the Obama administration to develop uniform standards governing what forensic experts are permitted to say during criminal trials.<p>The forensic science initiative, announced on Monday by Deputy Attorney …

News (U.S.)

The FBI and the Unabomber | Miami Herald

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Who would've thought that a passion for word puzzles would lead to the capture of a vicious domestic terrorist that had been …

Entertainment

William R. Maples Popularized Forensic Anthropology Long Before CSI

Although forensic anthropology has been around in some form or another since the 1200s, it wasn't until the scientific developments of the nineteenth …

History

Call for ‘body farm’ in UK to help police solve murder cases

A facility for research into decay process in British conditions would help detectives find missing bodies<p>Forensic scientists are holding detailed talks with the government about setting up Britain’s first body farm, where researchers would study decomposing human corpses.<p>The aim would be to …

News

‘Why this senseless murder of a good man’ – laments Wiese’s wife

Former Naspers financial director Eric Wiese was killed on Friday after he’d reportedly been ambushed outside his home in Cape Town home.

Crime

Who Stole the Minister's Malibu? - ABC Science Online - the Lab

A dastardly crime has been committed - and the culprits have been found!<p><b>Adam and Wil stole the Science Minister's Malibu Surfboard!</b><p><b>The Courtcase</b> - …

Australian Universities

5 Tips On How To Avoid Your Own Wells Fargo Moment

If you need a reason to get your ducks in a row with the handling of electronic information, here's your wake-up call.

Digital Forensics

Innovation And The Law: Technology To Assist With The Dreaded RFP Process

Ediscovery columnist Kelly Twigger discusses a powerful new tool to help more clients get better access to services.

Digital Forensics

These bugs are the most gruesome clues in forensic science

The first murder solved with the help of insects, per an account written in the year 1235, took place in China. A villager was found slashed to death. The judge summoned local farmers and told them to bring their sickles. As the farmers stood in the summer heat, insects swarmed around one man's …

News (U.S.)

How corpse-eating insects could help solve murder mysteries

Forensic entomology has become well known with the spread of TV shows dealing with criminal investigations.<p>On TV shows, criminal investigators always …

Criminology

Fighting Words With the Unabomber

Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! These are not generally words one associates with linguistics. And yet it turns out in some of the world’s most baffling …

Language

Creating a Photographic Study of Decaying Human Corpses

Most of us don’t want to think about death, much less witness its physical ravages. But photographer Robert Shults photographed it with a macabre, …

Photography

Toronto man, 36, dies after being stabbed in Bolton

2 men, 1 woman are in custody and police say they are seeking another woman<p>Ontario Provincial Police say a Toronto man has died after a stabbing in …

Crime

[WATCH] ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’ Review: Discovery Docudrama Is Excellent | Deadline

Debuting on August 1 with a two-hour premiere, Discovery’s excellent and riveting <i>Manhunt: Unabomber</i> probes the real story of how Ted Kaczynski’s …

TV

Nashik Regional Forensic Science Lab Gets DNA Test Centre

A DNA test centre was opened at the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory at Nashik, a move which will facilitate the police of five districts in …

DNA

‘Manhunt: Unabomber’ Details Ted Kaczynski Capture Via Forensic Linguistics | Deadline

Sam Worthington says he held off as long as possible meeting FBI agent and criminal profiler Jim Fitzgerald, whom he portrays in Discovery Channel’s</i> …

TV