Month: June 2011

Shaken-baby Case will Rely on Forensics

A case out of Ohio gaining national attention is looking at reliability of testimony of experts in ‘shaken-baby syndrome’ cases and of ‘short-fall’ injuries.  Read more about the case here.

Mother Cleared of Murder: 13 Years in Prison; Pathologist’s Faulty Testimony Led to Verdict

A second-degree murder charge has been withdrawn against an Ontario woman who spent more than 13 years in prison for the death of her toddler son following the faulty testimony of disgraced pathologist Charles Smith. The Crown told an Ontario justice Tuesday it does not wish to proceed with a new trial against 38-year-old Tammy Marquardt …

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