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, and 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


Speakers
Multiple 2018 IPTES Presenters


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