Motion for Relief from Judgment The basis of this Rule 60(b) motion drafted by Diane Savage is misconduct by the SBI Lab. AG’s Response to Petitioner’s Rule 60(b)Motion for Relief Reply to Respondent’s Memorandum Opposing Motion for Relief
Blood and Bodily Fluids
Federal court order granting relief in the George Goode case. The Court found that “the State, through Agent Deaver, presented misleading evidence about the testing done on petitioner’s boots being conclusive for the presence of blood.” See p. 25-26.
When evaluating forensic tests on suspected blood, semen, or saliva evidence (also known as serology evidence), it is important for defenders to understand first the difference between presumptive and confirmatory tests and why that distinction is so important: Presumptive Tests Also known as preliminary tests, screening tests or field tests Establish the possibility that a …