Month

July 2016

Under the Microscope: Webinar in Hair Reviews

This Wednesday from 1-2:30 pm EST, a free NACDL Webinar on the FBI microscopic hair comparison review – and a discussion of best practices for state and local reviews.  Register and read more here.  Here is a description: In 2012,… Continue Reading →

NAS Workshop on Personnel Selection in Forensic Science

View the Webcast here.

ProPublica on Error-Prone Field Drug Tests

Read here a new ProPublica piece raising concerns with reliability of field drug test and describing the harrowing case of Amy Albritton, who pleaded guilty in exchange for a reduced sentence to felony drug possession in Houston, based on a… Continue Reading →

Houston Forensic Science Center Symposium: Exonerations and Backlogs

The Houston Forensic Science Center is hosting a symposium as part of its celebration of National Forensic Science Week. The symposium will include two panel discussions designed to bring attention to some of the biggest issues in the forensic community… Continue Reading →

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