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Old 26th May 2019, 07:04 PM   #1721
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Originally Posted by Chris_Halkides View Post
Jonathan Eaton: "...and I’m saying that’s not a substitute for the legal threshold for admissibility and it needs to be seriously debated because all we’ve got is the subjective opinions of clinicians who use IHC, they are not experts in IHC because there’s no such field of expertise, and they are giving their subjective opinions when they are searching for brain when that is not their practice. Their practice is to look at identified tissue and find disease, and now it’s being used to say “I’ve got unidentified tissue. Can you tell me if it’s brain?” Not “Can you tell me what it is?”, “Can you tell me if it’s brain?” And when one reads the PCAST report from 2016, which came after trial, and where it talks about foundational and scientific validity, this falls short on so many levels."

This is an important point with respect to the IHC, that there is no such thing as [forensic] IHC and that it is being used differently in this case from its normal uses.

Yes Chris, one of the most important points made of many. The presentation was interesting in that I felt the Court were of one mind on misapprehended facts, then turned as JE was able to explain such details as contained above. The next step naturally is to criticise the Court for allowing the Crown to stay outside forensic science norms in at least 4 ways, forensic safety chain, the use of IHC, mRNA and a worthless peer review of known material.
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Old 6th July 2019, 02:26 PM   #1722
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There is a one day hearing at the supreme court on 27th August

Ding ding another round would original prosecutor Ben van der Kolk like to say.

I guess that's about right eh Ben?
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