Ludicrous Theory and Contempt of Court: The Casey Anthony Trial

Ludicrous Theory and Contempt of Court: The Casey Anthony Trial

The problem with being a legend is that when you fall, the drop is extraordinary.  Without a doubt, Dr. Werner Spitz has been legendary in his field for decades.  And it seemed to me that On Saturday in the Casey Anthony trial he performed a kamikaze raid obliterating...
Maggots and a New Victim: The Casey Anthony Trial

Maggots and a New Victim: The Casey Anthony Trial

I’m glad someone specializes in maggots and other insects but I’m so glad it’s not me.  If I did, I’d spend my days in a constant state of nausea.  Needless to say, I wasn’t captivated by Dr. Timothy Huntington’s testimony Friday...
Duct Tape and the Incredible Dr. G at the Casey Anthony Trial

Duct Tape and the Incredible Dr. G at the Casey Anthony Trial

For me, the most powerful moment in the courtroom Friday came in the testimony of Dr. Jan Garavaglia.  She explained to the jury that she made systemic observational studies caused her to reach the conclusion that the manner of Caylee’s death was homicide.  She...