MAR in Michael Peterson case based on newly discovered evidence regarding Duane Deaver and the SBI Order – Judge Orlando Hudson’s May 9, 2012 order granting the motion for appropriate relief, vacating the conviction and granting a new trial. A copy of the written exhibits from Dec. 2011 hearing, including an index of exhibits can be …
Crime Scene Investigation
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
Suit against five former agents with the State Bureau of Investigation, filed on June 28, 2011
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.
2012 Supplement to MAR that addresses implications of false and misleading testimony by former SBI Agent Duane Deaver.
The National Forensic Science Technology Center created this website to explain in simplified terms the principles of each type of forensic analysis and how the analysis is performed. Topics include DNA, digital evidence, fingerprints, firearms, trace evidence, blood stains, and more.
BBC News has posted a series of narrated images that describe various crime scene investigation techniques and laboratory tests.
Paul Bieber (Director at Arson Research Project: http://thearsonproject.org/research/) explores the misidentification of an accidental fire as an act of arson and how unreliable, quasi-scientific techniques led to the mistaken execution of an innocent man. On June 30th, join the UNC School of Government and the North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services for the seventh …