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Prez advisors warn: halt convictions based on pseudoscience

A mysterious Deep Throat, known only as Dr4ensic, has leaked a draft report from a Presidential commission warning that courts are falling down on their job of keeping out junk science offered by the prosecution.  That’s mighty public-spirited of Dr4ensic, … Continue reading

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Annals of junk science: The Lassie effect

The Lassie effect, prevalent in the criminal justice system, is the unshakable belief that dogs have powers of divination which they communicate to the pure in heart. Here’s a typical episode: Timmy: Lassie! What’s wrong, girl? Lassie: Unnn rrrrrr owwww … Continue reading

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