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Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:57 pm
by MSI
Sept 2016 REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods

Summary:
  • President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recommends actions to strengthen forensic science and promote its more rigorous use in the courtroom.
On September 20, 2016, PCAST released a Report to the President on Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods.