How junk science convicted an innocent man | Part 2

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Watch the next part of False Positive: https://youtu.be/-1y8Nq0ndskRobert 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.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOFalse 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.Watch all three parts of this mini-series:Part 1: https://youtu.be/kiw1Zv-B02cPart 2: https://youtu.be/beixsgKr93oPart 3: https://youtu.be/-1y8Nq0ndskTo go even deeper into the series, become a member of the Vox Video Lab, for exclusive access to a live Q&A following the final episode, and additional behind-the-scenes details on the series. https://www.vox.com/joinVox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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  • Joss Fong

     4 months ago

    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 Un...

  • Robert Stinson

     4 months ago

    Love the video.

  • reggiereg

     4 months ago

    I think we know what really got him convicted.

  • LeonardoDiSnaprio

     20 days ago

    Yep. Faulty science and the accused lying to police

  • Skyler Ricketts

     29 days ago

    @That-one- girl He had hair that was just too awesome. That's an automatic arrest.

  • Jack Isn't Daniel's

     4 months ago

    *80's investigation*Dentist: Is he black?Investigator: Yes, he is.Dentist: Well then, the pattern match.

  • Татьяна Рохас

     22 days ago

    @Mang Kanor i'm white as snow and convinced dentists were/is racist.

  • Alex

     1 months ago

    @Mang Kanor What do you expect. Smh

  • tinaamariee😘

     4 months ago

    2 things:1. I want to smack that smirk off that judges face. Her body language screams no remorse. She doesn’t seem to care that she stole that boys life.2.What exactly were the repercussions for these doctors that built their careers on the wrongful conviction of this teenager?

  • Anthony Bennett

     2 months ago

    her body language is bad and she should feel bad but ultimately she didn’t make the decision the jury did

  • Olivier B

     2 months ago

    the good think about this judge, she is talking about an error she made

  • Star Cherry

     4 months ago

    That dentist should have to serve some time too!

  • J4CKT1C4L

     3 months ago

    quantumduck 1 ...

  • pentolp

     3 months ago

    Would you punish Isaac Newton for not believeing in evolution.

  • Steven Contreras

     4 months ago

    A black man being falsely convicted is as American as apple pie

  • thec

     1 months ago

    confirmation bias at work here, ignore all the times you heard about white men being conficted falsly because you wanna blame everything on racism a simple boggieman, you wont have to confront the fact that the justice system is not perfect because its impossible to decide if someone is guilty even when everyones intentions are for justice. its easyer to think the only reason is because they are bad racists and if we all just become virtues and seek justice like you nobody inocent will ever be convicte...

  • applejack

     1 months ago

    @DaVeganZombie well this case seems to be

  • coconuttyboy

     4 months ago

    23 years of his life is wasted in prison cause junk science...

  • azn0180

     4 months ago

    MdK man. That’s sad. 90000 for half your life.

  • Dre

     4 months ago

    This man was robbed 24 years of his life due to the incompetence of our utterly ludicrous jurisdictional system.*Twenty and four years*Let that sink in.

  • Heidi Huang

     1 months ago

    I'm not even 24 yet......

  • Baresan

     1 months ago

    Dre your grammar is sub par.

  • David Boucard

     4 months ago

    "no margin of error" = *Translation:* Upon reviewing my own work, I am pleased to discover that I have perfect logic and I am physically and mentally incapable of making a single mistake. The science doesn't lie!

  • CyberLawLLC. Work

     4 months ago

    Aaron565 one problem. That isn’t science. Racism masked by pseudoscience, which isn’t science at all. Science says people of color are Gods.

  • CyberLawLLC. Work

     4 months ago

    David Boucard “and I’m racist but everyone is so I’m not really racist. “

  • ;

     4 months ago

    Those "doctors" should get 23 years in prison to feel what they did to this innocent guy.

  • Suwin Khamchaiwong

     2 months ago

    Would they know?

  •  3 months ago

    No tripel that no infinity that and look them in a room full of rapist then rabids animals on and on over again till they know what to say for them self