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Blog Posts in January, 2019

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  • Unexplained Fractures in Infants - A Case for Bone Density Scans at Birth
    Unexplained Fractures in Infants - A Case for Bone Density Scans at Birth

    I have previously discussed the prevailing scientific theory that rib fractures in infants and small children do not occur in non-accidental ways. In other words, some doctors, victim-witness ...

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  • What is Meant by “Penetration However Slight?”
    What is Meant by “Penetration However Slight?”

    There are many crimes in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States that require “penetration however slight.” These crimes, such as rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse , aggravated ...

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  • The Science of Shaken Baby Syndrome
    The Science of Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Every year in this country, hundreds of people are accused of having shaken a baby, many are even convicted. However, expert medical testimony in the form of opinion is often used to establish that a ...

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  • Bone Disease Defense Given Credence by Courts in Rib Fracture Case
    Bone Disease Defense Given Credence by Courts in Rib Fracture Case

    I recently wrote that some child “abuse” detected by children and youth agencies and their cooperating doctors can easily be linked to non-abusive reasons, such as metabolic bone diseases, low vitamin ...

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  • The Psychology of False Confessions
    The Psychology of False Confessions

    Police departments in at least 20 states, not including Pennsylvania, now require the electronic recording of interrogations of specified felonies or all crimes. Electronic recording of interrogations ...

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