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Science in the court: pitfalls, challenges and solutions

O'Brien, Éadaoin and Nic Daeid, Niamh and Black, Sue (2015) 'Science in the court: pitfalls, challenges and solutions.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370 (1674). ISSN 0962-8436

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Abstract

We are at a critical juncture for the forensic sciences. A number of high-profile reports and a growing body of literature question and critically reflect on core issues pertaining to the methodologies informing forensic science and their effective use within the criminal justice system. We argue for the need for an improved association and outline key areas that require attention from practitioners operating within the fields of both forensic science and law.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: forensic science expert evidence judicial confidence
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Human Rights Centre
Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2015 08:51
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2015 08:51
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14473

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