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Implementation and Practice

Extracting Case-Specific Data from Validation Studies

This CSAFE webinar was held on May 10, 2022. Presenters: Steve Lund Statistical Engineering Division, NIST Hari Iyer Statistical Engineering Division, NIST Presentation Description: The legal and scientific communities agree
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Shining a Light on Black Box Studies

This CSAFE webinar was held on April 22, 2022. Presenters: Dr. Kori Khan Iowa State University Dr. Alicia Carriquiry Iowa State University Presentation Description: The American criminal justice system heavily
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Sampling for Forensic Practitioners Short Course

This three-session short course took place on March 25, April 1, and April 8, 2022. Recordings of completed sessions and practicum materials can be found below. Presenters: Alicia Carriquiry Director
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Modeling And iNventory of Tread Impression System (MANTIS): The development, deployment and application of an active footwear data collection system

This CSAFE webinar was held on March 24, 2022. Presenters: Dr. Richard Stone Iowa State University Dr. Susan Vanderplas University of Nebraska, Lincoln Presentation Description: This webinar details the development,
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Latent Print Quality in Blind Proficiency Testing: Using Quality Metrics to Examine Laboratory Performance

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 2021
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The Implementation of a Blind Quality Control Program in a Forensic Laboratory

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 2021
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A Field Analysis of Laboratory Case Processing: Latent Print Comparison and Examiner Conclusions

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
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Using Mixture Models to Examine Group Differences – Studying Juror Perceptions of the Strength of Forensic Science Evidence

The following presentation was presented at 2021 International Association for Identification (IAI)
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A practical tool for information management in forensic decisions: Using Linear Sequential Unmasking-Expanded (LSU-E) in casework

Forensic analysts often receive information from a multitude of sources. Empirical work clearly demonstrates that biasing information can affect analysts’ decisions, and that the order in which task-relevant information is
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Forensic Science in Legal Education

In criminal cases, forensic science reports and expert testimony play an increasingly important role in adjudication. More states now follow a federal reliability standard, following Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals
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