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KBC September Newsletter available to download

Our latest newsletter is available to download. Read about what our digital forensics team can do for your case. And join us in congratulating Simon Bunter on winning the Dr Ann Priston Award.

Posted September 2017

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Uncertain Provenance - Digital Evidence in Context

A mobile telephone and tablet computer were seized from a defendant and charges of making and being in possession of indecent photographs of a child were brought. KBC's Mark Henderson put the digital evidence into context, resulting in the case being dropped.

Posted July 2017

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When did you last challenge a fingerprint ‘identification’?

With Fingerprint Experts continuing to report their opinions as a matter of fact, it is perhaps unsurprising that many of their reports and statements go unchallenged. However, such seemingly strong opinions may not be supported by examination records or reality and can fall short of the ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ hurdle. Simon Bunter discusses.

Posted June 2017

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Current shortfalls in the interpretation of DNA evidence

Dr Helen Davey's article, recently published in The Barrister magazine, highlights current shortfalls in the interpretation of DNA evidence.

Posted June 2017

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Digital forensics – an unusual alibi

An unusual source of digital data was used recently to corroborate the defendant’s account in a case of alleged assault and rape. The defendant was a taxi driver whose vehicle was fitted with a digital advertising screen. Thomas Marryat reconstructed the movements of the taxi from GPS tracking data within the advertising system.

Posted May 2017

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