Does anyone really believe forensics lab results are error-free?

Another day, another story. Forensic laboratory results derived from technical analysis of genetically sampled material (think centrally DNA) are sometimes remarkable for what they can reveal. A drop of blood can solve a crime. Sampled saliva can lead to a killer. A single fingerprint can prove t...

Best Buy computer-tech department: an arm of the government?

Admittedly, the above-cited blog headline query leading off today's post might come across as a bit alarming. After all, we're talking the Geek Squad here, that Best Buy-hyped internal crew of computer-savvy workers who stand ever ready to remedy problems with customers' computers and quickly return...

Here’s why timely, proven criminal defense counsel is an imperative

Upon hearing the details of the following story, we're confident that most of our readers fervently wish a positive outcome for its principal, who earlier this month filed a federal complaint seeking damages for a horrific experience he endured owing to unquestioned third-party negligence. In a n...

Evidentiary issue relating to sex crimes: It can cut both ways

At first blush, the emphasis regarding a criminal law evidentiary issue that has been thrust into public prominence recently is, unsurprisingly, where it might squarely be expected to be. Namely, that is on alleged crime victims, specifically, those who are principally involved in cases where an...