Michael Jordan’s Father’s Case Highlights Recurrent Sbi Mistake

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The removal of the murder of Michael Jordan’s father from a list of cases mismanaged by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) highlights the importance of its crime labs for effective criminal defense and a fair criminal justice system. SBI crime labs are used to corroborate initial investigatory reports. For example, an initial
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Dui, Revoked License Lead to Serious Charges in Hit-and-run

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When the driver of the Altima struck a man on his bicycle, she didn’t bother to stop. The police caught up with her in South Carolina a day later. The bicyclist was treated at WakeMed. The driver is being held in the Wake County jail in lieu of $26,000 bail. The driver was driving without
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Homicide Convictions Questionable – Sbi Under Scrutiny

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The unit within the State Bureau of Investigation responsible for bloodstain pattern analysis in criminal cases is under serious scrutiny after an audit conducted by two retired FBI supervisors in a News & Observer series showed severe problems with the way the unit has been run. The series exposed bizarre and less than scientific experiments
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A Story of Mental Illness & Alleged Prison Abuse Comes to a Sad End

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North Carolina criminal defense attorneys are shaking their heads this week as they note the death of a prison inmate and the link to questionable State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) practices. The man, T.H., died of injuries he said were inflicted by prison guards following a fire in his cell back in 2008. He was
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