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New Scientific Paper: The Uncertain Future of Forensic Science

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

NACDL Midwinter Meeting & Seminar: “Preventing Wrongful Convictions” – February 13-16, 2019

NACDL's 2019 Midwinter Meeting & Seminar,"Preventing Wrongful…

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…

U.S. District Judge Limits Cell-Site Expert’s Testimony in Maryland

Earlier this month, a U.S. District Judge limited the testimony…

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

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

The Hairy Problem with Drug Testing

A new lawsuit says that the practice of testing hair for drugs…

New DNA Database at Rutgers-Camden to Strengthen Forensic Science – phys.org

Rutgers University at Camden has developed a new database known…

National Institute of Standards and Technology to Study the Reliability of Forensic Methods for Analyzing DNA Mixtures

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

Review: Accuracy and Reliability of Forensic Latent Fingerprint Decisions

Emily C. Lennert Category: patterned evidence Keywords:…