DNA’s Gold Standard Begins to Tarnish
The forensic gold standard that is DNA has begun to show signs of tarnishing. Once believed to be infallible, the shortcomings and potential errors inherent in testing ever smaller quantities of DNA have begun... Read More
Grooming: Fact or Fiction?
Recently the Court of Appeals reversed a Washington man’s convictions, finding that a prosecutor committed misconduct by arguing facts not in evidence about the phenomenon known as “sexual grooming.” In our cases at The... Read More
Alcohol Distorts the Perception of Consent to Sex
Most sexual assault allegations arise from encounters between acquaintances. Rape by a stranger is particularly disquieting, and thus ideal for television and movie depiction, but it is rare. It is often my job as... Read More