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Scholar Critiques Prosecutorial Embrace of Junk Science

Scholar Critiques Prosecutorial Embrace of Junk Science

As we explained a few months ago, highly-respected scientists have levied heavy criticisms against our criminal justice system’s reliance on various forensic sciences. In September 2016, we wrote: This week, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and...

The Brothers Valeska: Merchants of Constitutional Demise

The Brothers Valeska: Merchants of Constitutional Demise

For some readers, especially those concerned about misconduct in Alabama, the name “Valeska” probably rings a bell. Last week, we covered a high-profile capital case alleging race discrimination against Valeska’s office. In late March, we wrote about an Alabama...

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