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Watch the next part of False Positive: https://ufl.ae/videow/-1o8Dg0dtia

Robert Lee Stinson's trial shows how the judicial system lacks an effective filter to catch bad science before it's used to convict innocent people.

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False Positive is a 30-minute documentary, split into three parts, focusing on the conviction of Robert Lee Stinson. 

Stinson was wrongly convicted of murder on the basis of forensic bite mark evidence. Through his arrest, trial, and exoneration, Vox producer Joss Fong explains the structural flaws that make the US criminal justice system vulnerable to bad science.

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Joss Fong
Thank you all for watching the 2nd episode of False Positive. Next Wednesday, we'll post Part 3 (the final episode.) If you have any questions about the story or how we made the series, I'll be hosting a livestream Q&A on February 7th for members of the Vox Video Lab: http://vox.com/join You can leave your questions here as well.

Also, just a note that Daniel Blinka, the Assistant DA who brought the charges (he appears in part 1) left the DA's office before Stinson's trial, to teach at Marquette University. So that's why he isn't in this episode - a different prosecutor tried the case.
Chisama Ku Penn
The justice system continues to ruin the lives of innocent black men.
Intescy Avenger
How many more people have been imprisoned falsely.
The judge and dentist shoukd be imprisoned and compensate the guy.
Idk how the law works in the usa.
Bricheese Jpg
Okay the real question who bit the dead bodies for science
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A news site publishing news from 1965.
I COME FROM SUN
*WHen blacks commit 97 percent of ALL murders in USA, the mistakes are inevitable, once in a while there is a rare innocent black man wrongly convicted. It's like blaming a cigarette smoke for developing CANCER in a patient that smokes - there is a 99 probability that it was the cigarette smoke that caused and 1 percent chance that cancer was caused by something other than smoking*
diego_is_ bored
Everybody ! The Vox is copy striking youtubers that are being critical on a video they made and are abusing the copy strike system, shame on you VOX!!!! Everybody ! The Vox is copy striking youtubers that are being critical on a video they made and are abusing the copy strike system, shame on you VOX!!!!
phoenix
its just racism
matty9460
There should always be a knowledgable scientist able to oppose these things. For example a DNA test looks like just a series of bands to the layman, what is to stop an inaccurate test being presented as accurate? The jury can't tell the difference? Especially in cases like this where there's controversy over efficacy, bring in someone from the other side
Jenna W
Cops, ADAs, etc commit crimes but never get in trouble. A week suspension with pay. There was a prosecutor who had purposely withheld evidence the defendant was innocent. Guy was sent to death row and luckily he was exonerated before he was due to be executed.

For this he got 14 days in jail and a $500 fine. Meanwhile I got pulled over and the cops searched my car and found an old roach of weed the size of a dime. I ended up with a year on probation and $2500 fine and court/probation costs. If I violated that year probation it would turn into year of jail.
Amrita Ramesh
It's important to realize how small the margin is sometimes, when we take institutional statements as absolute truth. Authority figures are not deities. Despite understandable feelings, i commend the female judge for admitting to her actions and appearing in the video. She did what was right at the time, and no more or less. Whether she should have gone further is up to her own conscience for the rest of her oife.
BugsAlmighty
Awesome! This is the content i subbed for, THIS is GOOD content Vox! We don’t want propaganda! Make more high quality documentaries like this! Thank you
Andrew Yang
making a murderer
Keith Busch
I hope he died for a BUNDLE!
suri4Musiq
amazing video vox...;)
Ingagi
What a horrible Lawyer
Joshua Brooks
Are there types of evidence that are so stupid that a court won't admit them? If a psychic got up as an expert witness and said they saw the accused commit the crime in their crystal ball, is that stupid enough? Before you suggest this is an exaggeration, please note that bite mark analysis is about as scientifically valid as looking in a crystal ball.
Hänger
the whole jury system is entirely unfit for modern courts. It baffles my mind that one of the worlds leading nations still relies on it.
Mehdi Rezaiepour
shame! Dr. shame.
Jack Isn't Daniel's
*80's investigation*
Dentist: Is he black?
Investigator: Yes, he is.
Dentist: Well then, the pattern match.
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When the only way to go free is to plead How junk science convicted an innocent 2 days ago   08:59

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A confounding case in Baltimore shows just how far prosecutors will go to keep a win on the books.

Check out ProPublica’s feature story on the use of the Alford plea here: https://www.propublica.org/article/what-does-an-innocent-man-have-to-do-alford-plea-guilty

In 1987 police detectives — who’d later be made famous by David Simon, creator of “The Wire” —  used flimsy evidence to pin a burglary, rape and murder case on James Thompson and James Owens. They were both sentenced to life in prison. Then 20 years later, DNA evidence cleared each of them of the rape and unraveled the state’s theory of the crime. But instead of exonerating the two men, prosecutors dangled the prison keys, pushing them to plead guilty to the crime in exchange for immediate freedom. What prosecutors offered was a controversial deal called an Alford plea. Last year, ProPublica investigated prosecutors’ use of Alford pleas and similar deals in cases of wrongful convictions, and found they often cover up official misconduct. Check out the story of the two Jameses above to see what happened after the Alford plea was offered in their cases.

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