Before being sentenced to life in prison, Ross Ulbricht tried to plead for what time left in his life he could spend free in a letter to U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest, the person responsible for the length of his sentence. But, believing the virtual for the virtuous didn’t sway the judge that held his fate.
There were 385 total killings through the first five months of this year—a figure roughly double the annual estimates provided by federal authorities.
The legal argument, and potentially Holmes’s life, depend on whether he had the capacity to know the consequences of his actions – and whether he deliberately planned the attack.
A letter of resignation from a member of the Washington D.C. Science Advisory Board stoked further speculation that the mayor and the District Attorney’s office may have ordered the two audits that shut down DNA testing last month in an attempt to seize control of the laboratory.
Six have been charged with participating in a scheme to charge mobile phone customers $50 million in monthly fees for unsolicited, recurring text messages about topics such as horoscopes, celebrity gossip and trivia facts, without the customers’ knowledge or consent — a practice the defendants referred to as “auto-subscribing.”
The Pentagon confirmed yesterday that it accidently shipped live anthrax samples from one of its labs in Utah to commercial labs in nine U.S states, as well as a U.S. military base in South Korea.
When U.S. marshals confronted convicted felon and longtime fugitive Frank Freshwaters outside his rusted mobile home in the backwaters of Melbourne, Fla. this week, they showed him a piece of evidence that he could no longer refute, according to reports—a picture of his mug shot from 1959.
As a senior forensic advisor for the U.S. Embassy, Mozayani recently visited Uzbekistan, and the capital, Tashkent, where she helped coordinate one of the first and largest regional forensic science conferences in the country. “If the data doesn’t have integrity then it’s just nonsense.”
When a corporation needs a file for litigation, it might not turn to a digital forensic investigator. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) could get the job done. Collecting files in a forensically-sound manner, a cousin to digital forensic imaging, provides a way for a corporation to prepare e-discovery information for civil litigation. SaaS can also give forensic practitioners an additional way to collect information.
Cranium 17 showed the two similar but separate wounds, inflicted one after another, with force enough to puncture the brain.
New upper and lower jaw fossils were unearthed from the Afar region of Ethiopia four years ago, and were then described as a separate species by an international scientific team at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Swiss officers worked in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice, which unsealed a 47-count indictment, early Wednesday, charging 14 defendants with racketeering and other offenses stemming back to the early 1990s.
The Forensic Science Center of Excellence, which could help set national standards about how evidence is handled and presented, will be created with a five-year grant award that is worth up to $20 million.
The two daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, provided affidavits to various media outlets claiming the two assistants had administered harmful treatments to the 89-year-old which caused diabetic shock.
Using powder x-ray diffraction, scanning electron and transmission electron microscopy, and other methods, researchers examined the bones, which were found in 2011.