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Death, Driving and Texting: Is Apple Liable?

Garrett Wilhelm was chatting with the Facetime app on his Apple iPhone, police say, as he sped along an interstate highway northwest of Dallas on the day before Christmas in 2014. He crashed his SUV into a sedan carrying a young family,…

Forensic Science Reform at ‘Crossroads’

Recent efforts to reform the use of forensic science in the courtroom don’t go far enough to meet widespread criticisms of its validity and reliability, according to a University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Law School study. UCLA Law…

Science Takes a Hit at the Department of Justice

On Wednesday morning, all members (including me) of the Department of Justice’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) for the Office of Justice Programs were notified that the Department is abolishing the SAB. The news was not unexpected. Since the…