Daily Archives: May 9, 2017


DOJ Request for Input on Advancing Forensic Science

Source:  Betty Layne DesPortes, JD, MS, AAFS President The Department of Justice (DOJ) has requested public comment on how the Department should move forward to evaluate and improve the underlying science of forensic evidence, improve the operational management systems of forensic science service providers, and improve the understanding of forensic science by legal practitioners. The […]


CFSO Flash Brief April 2017

    Source:  Kenneth E. Melson, JD, AAFS Representative The April 2017 Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations newsletter is now available. Click HERE for the full edition.


The Brazilian Academy of Forensic Sciences Announces the Winners of the Young Forensic Scientist Scholarship

Source: Tanisha V. Henson, MFS The Brazilian Academy of Forensic Sciences received 34 submissions for the Young Forensic Scientist Scholarship. The articles were reviewed by a scientific panel of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and were graded on three categories: Relevance to Forensics, Innovation/Scientific Merit, and Analytical Approach. The ten submissions with the highest […]