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Harold Levy

Toronto
Covers:  wrongful convictions, miscarriages of justice, science, evidence, arson, expert, flawed pathology, shaken-baby syndrome, junk science, flawed pathologists
Journalist/lawyer; Currently writing a book on disgraced pathologist Charles Smith.

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Biography

My interest in documenting breakdowns in forensic pathology with horrific impact on individuals charged with the most serious crimes began with my Toronto Star investigative reporting into once famed since disgraced former doctor Charles Smith. I began this Blog after retiring from the Star in 2006 in order to follow the aftermath into the independent Goudge inquiry into many of Smith's cases. I have now begun to focus on cases involving flawed pathology and flawed pathologists no matter where…

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RT @NEInnocence: @csidds We continue to call for a moratorium on bitemark comparison evidence, the same evidence that stole 35 years… https://t.co/vSu7LM80F5

What was your first job as a journalist?

An Investigative story of cruelty in the Kosher slaughter process written when I was 13 years old!

How is social media changing news?

It is certainly broadening the pool of information accessible for our news stories.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Mikael Blomkvist.

National Newspaper Awards

2006 - Investigations

Certificate of Merit. For an investigation into the lack of protection for home owners against mortgage fraud.

National Newspaper Awards

2005 - Investigations

Certificate of merit: For an investigation into the miscarriages of justice caused by the former Dr. Charles Smith.