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Fingerprint Analysis is High-Stakes Work—But It Doesn’t Take Much to Qualify as an Expert

BRENDAN MAX AND two of his colleagues in the Cook County, Illinois,…

Amazon Facial-Identification Software Used by Police Falls Short on Tests for Accuracy and Bias, New Research Finds

Facial-recognition software developed by Amazon and marketed…

Bloodstain Analysis Convinced a Jury She Stabbed Her 10-Year-Old Son. Now, Even Freedom Can’t Give Her Back Her Life.

Julie Rea was convicted of killing her son largely on the testimony…

Civil Libertarians Concerned About Undisclosed FBI Research into Tattoo Recognition Technology

Yet another example of how the judicial and legislative branches…

NIST Publishes Landmark MIX13 DNA Study – Forensic Magazine

Five years after an interlaboratory study showed that more than…

Five Years On, Will MIX13 DNA Study Be ‘Bombshell’ Paper? – Forensic Magazine

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) MIX13…

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…

American Academy of Forensic Sciences’ 70th Annual Scientific Meeting

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) will hold its…

New NIST Forensic Tests to Ensure High-Quality Copies of Digital Evidence

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has…