Crime Scenes are Never Contaminated, Right?

I recently had a prosecutor in an arson case state out loud in court, “Your Honor, crime scenes are never ever contaminated by investigators. Not accidentally, and certainly not on purpose.” Where do you start with that sort of statement? Perhaps you start with Fred Zane, Joyce Gilchrist, and others. But most recently is this […]

Is Blood Spatter Evidence in Criminal Cases Valid?

Blood spatter is an important topic in the courtroom.. The open question is where is the validation for this discipline of forensic science? Can Blood Spatter really tell us a story like a TV drama? If you have ever been involved in any sort of homicide case, you will almost always run across the “blood […]