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  • Michigan Governor Establishes Forensic Science Task Force

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Saying the “misapplication of forensic science is the second most common contributing factor in wrongful convictions in the United States,” Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) has established a task force to strengthen the use of forensic science in her state. Read More News

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  • Michigan Governor Establishes Forensic Science Task Force

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Saying the “misapplication of forensic science is the second most common contributing factor in wrongful convictions in the United States,” Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) has established a task force to strengthen the use of forensic science in her state. Read More News
  • DDP Identifies Remains Found in 1978

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    On Aug. 15, 1978, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to investigate human remains found by loggers in a remote wooded area near the Village of Warrens in Wisconsin. Read More News
  • New Method for Measuring Human Decomposition

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Improving postmortem interval estimation with standardized and simplified protocols could significantly impact medicolegal death investigations by providing more accurate and reliable data for determining time since death. Read More News
  • New Center to Combat Global Human Trafficking

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    This collaborative effort aims to identify better ways to measure the prevalence of trafficking while crafting real-world solutions to best equip nongovernmental organizations and policymakers with the tools and information they need to combat trafficking. Read More News
  • Ex-NFL Player’s Brain to be Probed for CTE Following Mass Shooting

    Monday, April 12, 2021
    The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes. Read More News
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