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How Can Ultraviolet Light Be Used to Date Bruises in Children?

Courtesy of Godoy Medical Forensics   Ultraviolet…

New Scientific Paper: The Uncertain Future of Forensic Science

Abstract Forensic science is at a crossroads. In the last…

Why Do We Still Use ‘Junk Science’ to Convict? Blame the Judges – The Crime Report

For decades, the criminal justice system in the United States…

DNA’s Revolutionary Role in Freeing the Innocent – The Innocence Project

This article provides an overview of the history of DNA analysis,…

Prominent Academics Call for More Science in Forensic Science

Six former members of the National Commission on Forensic Science…

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

Journalist Radley Balko and law professor Tucker Carrington…

Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn’t Science?

The Nation explores the use of toolmark analysis in the case…

Science, Technology, or the Examiner Experience: What Influences Jurors’ Judgments About Forensic Science Testimony?

New research raises concerns about the potential undue influence…

How Reliable is Forensic Science?

Not all forensic science seen in the courtroom is equal. Read…