Thursday, January 9, 2014

Bulletin: Jonathan Salvador and others; The Texas Forensic Science Commission meets tomorrow (Friday Jan. 10, 2014) to discuss reviews of flawed forensic disciplines. Grits for Breakfast;

POST: "Commission to discuss reviews of flawed forensic disciples," published by "Grits for Breakfast" on January 4, 2013:

GIST: "The Texas Forensic Science Commission meeting next week in Austin (Friday, Jan. 10, see their agenda) will include discussions of the ongoing arson review by the state fire marshal, the review of hair and fiber microscopy cases whose scientific basis has been called into question, "Brady" training for forensic scientists, as well as pending litigation over the DPS-Houston crime lab fiasco stemming from misconduct by analyst Jonathan Salvador and a number of other interesting topics.

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