Is Your Science Right? PBS/Frontline Questions Common CSI Techniques used by Forensic Experts

PBS/Frontline Questions Common CSI Techniques used by Forensic Experts $660, a 90-minute instruction video and 100 multiple-choice questions – that is all it took Leah Bartos to become a certified “Forensic Consultant” by the American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI). ACFEI calls itself the world’s largest professional association for forensic examiners. (See http://www.acfei.com/?pid=7369) and provides […]

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U.S. District Court upholds admissibility of latent fingerprint examination under Daubert

The Fourth Circuit, in United States v. Crisp, 324 F.3d 261 (2003) had upheld the admission of fingerprint evidence, stating that such evidence has been held reliable and admissible in this country since 1911. However, on Wednesday, January 25, 2011, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan was called upon to […]

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