Cognitive Dissonance

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Ten Years Later: The Lasting Impact of the 2009 NAS Report

Badly Fragmented Forensic Science System Needs Overhaul - Evidence to Support Reliability of Many Techniques is Lacking

A call for more science in forensic science

Science organizations renew call for independent U.S. committee on forensics

We Must Strengthen the "Science" in Forensic Science - Scientific American Blog Network

Is Crime Forensics Flawed?

Q&A: The U.S. Department of Justice scrapped independent forensics panel, but the scientific questions ‘are not going away’

Jeff Sessions Is Keeping Junk Science in America's Courts

Another Reprieve for Expert Testimony That Is Anything But

Junk Science Is Being Used to Convict Innocent People - ATTN:

The Fascinating Physics of Blood Splatters

Reversing the legacy of junk science in the courtroom

Forensics gone wrong: When DNA snares the innocent

Should We Trust Forensic Science?

Lives in Balance, Texas Leads Scrutiny of Bite-Mark Forensics

Forensic science is biased and inaccurate, but juries believe it and convict the innocent.

Serrita Mitchell DNA: The unsettling, underregulated world of crime labs.

Episode 94: The Goofy Pseudoscience Copaganda of TV Forensics

The Appeal Podcast: The Pseudoscience behind Forensic Science

Faulty Forensics: Explained

The Innocence Files

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Stories from the Week

Polar bear attacks and damages Leonardo helicopter

Airborne Yom Kippur ritual for locked down Melbourne Jews

OC sheriff’s deputies who lied on reports testify that they didn’t know it was illegal

Texas residents warned of tap water tainted with brain-eating microbe

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