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Michael Bowers, Forensic Testimony author, discusses how erroneous bite-mark opinions can lead to dubious contributions to the justice system.
Michael Bowers, Forensic Testimony author, discusses how advances in Forensic Fire Science leads to man’s release after 36 years in prison.
Michael Bowers, author of Forensic Testimony, discusses how misleading or false forensic science and official misconduct lead to thousands of exonerations.
John Butler's new book builds upon previous editions of Forensic DNA Typing books but with a focus on mixture interpretation and statistical analysis.
Unlike in the movies, a day in the life of a real forensic scientist is often very stressful. We hope these witticisms add a bit of smile to your day.
An excerpt from Raskin's Credibility Assessment was featured in the May/June edition of APA Magazine: The Magazine for the Polygraph Professional.
How do you define error rate? Jane Lewis discusses error rates in the forensic sciences field.
Jane Lewis talks about how forensic document examination began, and how it has evolved over the years.
Electronic documents dominate our business deals, but what happens in a fraudulent transaction? Document disputes require a forensic document examiner.
The case of Gerard Richardson shows why bite mark analysis should not be used as evidence of guilt at a criminal trial. Article from the Innocence Project.