Appeal Case

World’s End murders: ‘Bite mark’ on Christine Eadie’s body

A retired odontologist has told the World's End murder trial that marks on Christine Eadie's body were a possible human bite mark.  more...

Mississippi Death Row Case Faults Bite-Mark Forensics

Eddie Lee Howard appeal cites bitemarks as far fetched and responsible for wrongful conviction. more...

DNA from Bitemark convicts former LAPD officer

This is a story from 2012 - but shows how bitemark evidence, in the form of biological evidence can help in cases.  The case is well described in this video, called "One of their Own", by the 48 hours team.  DNA recovery from bitemarks was first described in the literature in 1999 when Sweet and Hildebrand described the recovery of salivary DNA from a body submerged in more...

William Richards – An usual case…

Man serving life term loses bid to overturn murder conviction The California Supreme Court says that William Richards, 63, had failed to prove his innocence in the 1993 killing of his wife, even though forensic evidence used against him was later discredited. "But when you've got the expert who testified for the prosecution, who comes back and revisits the evidence and more...

State v Doyle

159 Tex.Crim. 310, 263 S.W.2d 779 Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. DOYLE v. STATE. No. 26761. Jan. 20, 1954. Prosecution for burglary in the District Court for Stonewall County, Ben Charlie Chapman, J. From a judgment of conviction the defendant appealed. The Court of Criminal Appeals, Morrison, J., held that, requiring defendant to bite into cheese at request of more...

State V Garrison

STATE of Arizona, Appellee, v. Bobby Joe GARRISON, Appellant No. 3977 Supreme Court of Arizona 120 Ariz. 255; 585 P.2d 563; 1978 Ariz. LEXIS 276 September 20, 1978 PRIOR HISTORY: [***1]  Appeal from the Superior Court of Pima County Cause No. 31645 Honorable Robert O. Roylston, Judge DISPOSITION: Affirmed. CASE SUMMARY PROCEDURAL POSTURE: Defendant appealed more...