Comparison of Wake County prosecutors handling of evidence – Cooper vs Young trial

Having watched both the Cooper and Young trials, I couldn’t help noticing the conflicting ways in which the Wake county prosecutors addressed certain things.  It seems there is a double standard when it comes to the importance of statements made by young children, the importance of eyewitnesses and the importance of evidence found at the…

Forensic Protocols Weren’t Followed

Cary police began their official search of the Cooper residence on July 15th, 2008, but they neglected to follow a standard forensic protocol in securing the computers in the home.  Proper protocol in handling a computer would include analyzing the RAM data, disconnecting the computer from the wireless network and powering it down immediately.  Instead,…