Human Rights Watch and Yazda, a Yezidi support group, issued the joint call for preservation of the mass graves and their evidence for future international prosecution of the alleged ISIS killers.
The “haphazard” use of neuroscience in the courtroom isn't resulting in injustice, but holding back more-productive uses of proven sciences, Farahany told Forensic Magazine.
Two convicted mafia bosses were discovered holed up in a secret underground bunker stocked full of semi-automatic weapons, bottles of wine, a flat screen TV, and a pasta pot neatly hanging from the wall.
St. Louis and Baltimore were ranked the 15th and 19th most deadly cities in the world last year, with 59.23 and 54.98 killings per 100,000 people, respectively.
In 1996, a deceased woman’s body was found in an alley way in Detroit. Some two decades later, police have exhumed the body to look for a usable DNA profile.
A Russian dissident was poisoned with polonium in London in 2006. But a new government report tries to determine where that radioactive material came from, and who was ultimately behind the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko.
Criminal suspects have blamed their actions on insanity, blackouts, drugs, even simple “passion,” for centuries. But neuroscience and its medical and psychological underpinnings are being raised in U.S. courtrooms more frequently than ever before.
A Chicago man convicted of gunning down his neighbor will get a new trial, because he was not allowed to bring an expert on eyewitness testimony to testify during his trial.
Here’s what you might have missed over the weekend, and what you’ll want to know to get you through your work week.
Three men who were awaiting trial for violent crimes escaped a California county jail on Friday, and a massive manhunt is still underway three days later.
Lee, who had been on death row since 2004, quickly became a person of interest in the revived Boisfontaine investigation.
Civil asset forfeiture “takes the profit out of the crime” by eliminating the funds needed to continue illegal activity. However, critics say it can be a legal slush fund for law enforcement.
A New Jersey prison inmate now on his second hunger strike to protest prison conditions will be force fed, due to his impending death, according to a court decision.
Genetic forensic work has provided more clues about the mystery of dozens of Roman-era decapitated bodies found in the gardens of a British mansion.
New legislation in Washington State could end the backlog of 6,000 rape-kits statewide, and is proposing a novel way to pay for the testing.