Saturday, 5 December 2009

Improving the Practice and Use of Forensic Science

n Improving the Practice and Use of Forensic Science: A Policy Review (pdf), The Justice Project offers recommendations and solutions for improving the practices and standards of forensic science. The review includes information on current forensic practices, case studies, states that have enacted reforms in forensic analysis, and a model policy.

Carelessness, inadvertent bias, and misconduct in crime labs have lead to numerous wrongful convictions and demonstrate the need for reform and regulation in forensic science. Without proper safety measures in place, the criminal justice system risks introducing bad forensic analysis into the courtroom and more wrongful convictions.

Klick on the heading to read the report.


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