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Frontline: “The Child Cases” Are Not Always What They Seem

Sudden child deaths are often assumed to be murder and caregivers are frequently the accused. FRONTLINE, ProPublica and NPR investigate, uncovering evidence of questionable convictions. You can watch the entire report online here.  You can read more about mistaken diagnosis here.

SBS (Shaken Baby Syndrome)  has long been the center of controversy. It has been called “junk science” by some and is relied upon by prosecutors to gain convictions. Here is a collection of links regarding the SBS diagnosis, science and the courts.

http://www.parentsinaction.net/english/Health/ShakenBabySyndromeDebunkingtheMyth.htm

http://bearingfalsewitness.blogspot.com/2009/06/justice-and-junk-science

http://floridainnocence.org/content/?p=930html

http://www.sbsdefense.com/

These articles do not represent the opinions of The Crowley Law Firm PLLC  or any cases or clients represented by The Corwley Law Firm PLLC. This is information on a controversial aspect of criminal defense law and the entire concept of the “shaken baby syndrome.”  John Crowley Law Firm PLLC  has attorneys with a specialty in criminal defense law in many areas of serious crime including federal drug cases, VUSCA charges, sex crimes including accusations of child molestation and abuse, murder and attempted murder.