Just Talking Testimony
In this special episode of the IPTES season recorded live in Crystal City, Just Science covers the panel titled, “Statistics and Testimony from the Practitioner and Juror Point of View.” Moderators for the panel were Dr. John Morgan, Just Science host from RTI International, and Xiaoyu Alan Zheng, a mechanical engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Prior to this recording, panelists gave presentations during the symposium on various statistical topics, including:
“Statistical Interpretation and Reporting of Fingerprint Evidence at the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory” presented by Mr. Henry Swofford.
“LR Testimony Cross-Examined” presented by Dr. Hari Iyer, and Dr. Steven Lund from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Mr. Chris Fabricant.
“Factors Which Influence Juror’s Interpretation of the Value of Forensic Science Testimony” presented by Dr. Alicia Wilcox. Dr. Wilcox goes further into her research on a previous just science episode “Just A Juror’s Perception”
If you would like to watch their presentations, you can find them on them here.
This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].