Introduction

2018 IPTES Plenary – Statistics & Testimony From Practitioner

2018 IPTES Plenary – Statistics & Testimony From Practitioner

Overview

IPTES was designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing and promote collaboration among the impression, pattern, and trace evidence analysts, law enforcement, and legal communities.This original Live Webinar took place on 01/24/2018.

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) are committed to improving the practice of forensic science and strengthening its impact through support of research and development, rigorous technology evaluation and adoption, effective knowledge transfer and education, and comprehensive dissemination of best practices and guidelines to agencies dedicated to combating crime. The future of forensic sciences and its contribution to the public and criminal justice community is a motivating topic to gather expertise in a forum to discuss, learn, and share ideas.

Statistics and Testimony from the Practitioner and Juror Point of View

  • Statistical Interpretation and Reporting of Fingerprint Evidence at the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory
    • Henry Swofford, MS | U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory
  • LR Testimony Cross-Examined
    • Hari Iyer, Ph.D. and Steven Lund, Ph.D. | National Institute of Standards and Technology
    • Chris Fabricant, JD | Innocence Project
  • Factors Which Influence Juror’s Interpretation of the Value of Forensic Science Testimony
    • Alicia Wilcox, Ph.D. | Husson University

Statistics & Testimony Panel Discussion

  • Henry Swofford, Hari Iyer, Steven Lund, Chris Fabricant, Alicia Wilcox

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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