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Humanitarian & Human Rights Resource Center Accepting Online Donations

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Humanitarian & Human Rights Resource Center is pleased to announce that the Center is now able to accept online donations. Funds donated to the Center will be used to help promote the application of contemporary forensic science and forensic medicine principles to global humanitarian and/or human rights projects requiring […]


June 2015 President’s Message

As I look back at the past few months, there have been an unusual number of issues in forensic science which have garnered media attention including a series of articles on bitemark evidence, a study of FBI hair analysis cases disclosing a high proportion of errors, changes in the leadership of the Washington, DC, Department […]


AAFS Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center

At the recent AAFS Annual Business Meeting in Orlando, then President Daniel Martell proudly announced the formation of a new AAFS initiative: the AAFS Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center. This new Center seeks to utilize the assets of the AAFS to promote the application of state-of-the-art forensic science to global human rights issues. The […]