UCHastings Spotlight

          Student Organizations at UC Hastings

          With over sixty registered student organizations on campus, there are many great ways to pursue your interests and get involved. Whatever your interest is, or your passion: You can do it at UC Hastings.

          Life @UCHastings

          "Look at the view I get every morning."

          "This is my school. These are my friends." Video by Fatemeh Shahangia '12.
          Thursday, July 25, 2013

          High-Tech, High-Risk Forensics

          SAN FRANCISCO — WHEN the police arrived last November at the ransacked mansion of the millionaire investor Raveesh Kumra, outside of San Jose, Calif., they found Mr. Kumra had been blindfolded, tied and gagged.

          Osagie K. ObasogieThe robbers took cash, rare coins and ultimately Mr. Kumra’s life; he died at the scene, suffocated by the packaging tape used to stifle his screams. A forensics team found DNA on his fingernails that belonged to an unknown person, presumably one of the assailants. The sample was put into a DNA database and turned up a “hit” — a local man by the name of Lukis Anderson.

          Bingo. Mr. Anderson was arrested and charged with murder.

          There was one small problem: the 26-year-old Mr. Anderson couldn't have been the culprit. During the night in question, he was at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, suffering from severe intoxication.

          Full article: 

          High-Tech, High-Risk Forensics
          Op-Ed by OSAGIE K. OBASOGIE
          Published: July 24, 2013

          Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/25/opinion/high-tech-high-risk-forensics.html

          Go to News Archive

          Share this Story

          Share via Facebook
          Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

          Other Recent Stories/ RSS

          Wednesday, March 22, 2017

          We’re #1: UC Hastings Trial Team Wins National Ethics Trial Competition

          The UC Hastings Trial Team keeps bringing home the gold with another first place finish.
          Wednesday, March 22, 2017

          Tracking the Future of the Affordable Care Act

          UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy launches Health Reform Tracker website.
          Tuesday, March 21, 2017

          UC Hastings LL.M. student Simren Delaney works with early stage Bay Area startups

          Now in its 7th year, the Startup Legal Garage enables UC Hastings students to work with early stage Tech and BioTech companies to provide them with corporate and intellectual property legal services under the supervision of leading attorneys throughout the Bay Area.
          Tuesday, March 14, 2017

          Message from Dean Faigman: US News Rankings

          While it is an annual rite of spring for deans to celebrate or lament the widely variable swings in rankings from year-to-year, UC Hastings must keep its eyes on what counts. We are doing that.
          Tuesday, March 07, 2017

          What Worked for Us May Work for You: Alumni Share Bar Success Stories for New Blog

          UC Hastings launches the Bar Passage Success Stories and Strategies blog.
          Go to News Archive