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Rockville daycare operator charged in “Shaken Baby Syndrome” case

A Rockville daycare operator has been charged with child abuse amid allegations she shook a nine-month-old girl and injured her brain, according to court records.Ana Valentin, 40, who operates My Angel and Me Daycare out of her home, was arrested earlier this month, and is free on bond, police officials said Friday. Show More Summary

Washington Post begins Shaken Baby Syndrome series

Washington Post today launches an investigative series on dubious Shaken Baby Syndrome convictions. “In Illinois, a federal judge who recently freed a mother of two after nearly a decade in prison called Shaken Baby Syndrome ‘more an...Show More Summary

Questionable convictions in "shaken baby" cases?

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

An expert weighs in on controversies in the science of "Shaken Baby Syndrome" cases

JUSTICE: ‘Shaken baby’ doubters give cases another look. The New England Innocence Project i…

JUSTICE: ‘Shaken baby’ doubters give cases another look. The New England Innocence Project is looking at “several” Bay State cases where a person was convicted of murder following a diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome, saying the science behind that conclusion is not sound — the same argument now being made by lawyers for an Irish [...]

Middle School Students Instructed How To Shake Babies Until They Die Pretty Upset About It

10 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Shaken Baby Syndrome is a horrible, disgusting crime and should never be taken lightly. But do you know what SHOULD be taken lightly? Middle school students losing their shit over taking a class at Churchville-Chili Middle School inShow More Summary

Keep Your Cool: A Father’s Message to Other Fathers About Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken Baby Syndrome is somewhat taboo and simple prevention tactics aren't talked about often with parents, significant others, family members, and caretakers. The post Keep Your Cool: A Father’s Message to Other Fathers About Shaken Baby Syndrome appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom

The myth of the invincible mom  (Huffpost Parents) What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?  ( Consider acting like a kid for a successful relationship   (Your Tango) Lesson to my daughter: the real meaning of happiness (Babble) Rude baby shower behavior … More » Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Police and prosecution roundup

New insight into Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) casts doubt on criminal convictions [Radley Balko, earlier here, etc.] “The Shadow Lengthens: The Continuing Threat of Regulation by Prosecution” [James Copland and Isaac Gorodetski, Manhattan...Show More Summary

The Imperfect Science Of Justice

Balko brings us the latest on Shaken Baby Syndrome: New research suggests that most humans aren’t capable of shaking an infant hard enough to produce the symptoms in SBS. It usually takes an accompanying blow to the head. And in about half to two-thirds of the 200 or so SBS cases prosecuted each year in the U.S., there […]

Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall

Knitters can help prevent shaken baby syndrome this fall (Babble) 7 delicious ways to use chicken broth (The Stir) Something’s fishy ( C’mon baby, this don just wants to cuddle (HuffPo Parents) 3 tips to help you manage stress and … More » Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

14 Misheard Song Lyrics You Can't Unhear

We're 100% positive The Beatles wouldn't condone Shaken Baby Syndrome, just as The Clash probably wasn't all that interested in "locking the cash box." Yet their lyrics have led us to believe otherwise — for years upon years Depending...Show More Summary

Radley Balko: Mississippi Man Convicted With Dubious Testimony Moves Closer To Execution

It shouldn't be up for debate that the experts who are allowed to testify in Shaken Baby Syndrome cases must be qualified, accredited and meet a minimum set of standards with respect to their practices, methods and professionalism.

Madilyne Christine Wentz murder 4/14/2005 Tulsa, OK Melinda Bautista, day care owner, acquitted of her death by shaken baby syndrome

Madilyne Christine Wentz There was no justice for Madilyne, even though the accused, Melinda Bautista, admitted that she shook Madilyne until she was blue and non-responsive. But please, never forget this beautiful angel. Her loved ones miss her every day! Find-A-Grave: Madilyne Christine Wentz Madilyne Crhistine Wentz Madilyne Wentz More time granted in Bautista case [...]

Zimmerman's shaken baby syndrome defense

It's been 40 days since George Zimmerman shot and killed an unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On Tuesday, a grand jury will begin meeting to decide whether Zimmerman should be indicted and face a trial. This week, Zimmerman bolstered his defense team by adding a new attorney: …

George Zimmerman's Lawyer Invokes "Shaken Baby Syndrome" As Defense In Trayvon Martin Shooting

The former neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin nearly two months ago has a new lawyer who has gone on a media offensive the past few days. George Zimmerman's lawyer Hal Uhrig, a former police officer,...Show More Summary

Zimmerman Lawyer Invokes Shaken Baby Syndrome

George Zimmerman's lawyers put forth a novel assertion on CBS today, when lawyer Hal Uhrig suggested that Zimmerman was justified in shooting Trayvon Martin because he might have gotten… shaken baby syndrome? "People have said, the force was too much even if he broke his nose and slammed his head...

George Zimmerman Lawyer Cites ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ in Trayvon Martin Shooting

Hal Uhrig, an ex-Florida police officer and the new criminal-defense attorney for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, is starting off with a media campaign to defend his client. Today on CBS, Uhrig explained how Martin was attacking Zimmerman, requiring him to shoot the 17-year-old in self defense. "We're familiar with ... More »

The vilest antivaccine lie that won't die: Shaken baby syndrome as "vaccine injury"

Way back in the day, when I first encountered antivaccine views in that wretched Usenet swamp of pseudoscience, antiscience, and quackery known as, there was one particular antivaccine lie that disturbed me more than just about any other. Show More Summary

The Shaky Science of Shaken Baby Syndrome

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

On New York’s Rikers Island, the parents of baby Annie await trial for shaking their infant girl to death. Her mother and father deny harming their child in any way, but prosecutors claim the 70 day old baby died with a severely fractured skull and brain damage consistent with being shaken violently. Shaken baby syndrome [...]

Ninth Circuit Ordered to Reinstate Verdict in Shaken Baby Case

The Supreme Court ordered the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate a verdict against Shirley Ree Smith today in a shaken baby syndrome case that grabbed national headlines. In the opinion, the Court also admonished the Ninth Circuit for repeatedly supplanting the jury verdict in the case with its......

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