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Footwear Impression Evidence Examination: Overview, challenges, research and the future

Type: Webinar
Research Area: Footwear

This CSAFE Center Wide Webinar was presented on March 5, 2018 by Lesley Hammer, (MA, MSc) forensic consultant at Hammer Forensics.

Presentation description: This presentation will provide an overview of footwear impression examination, explore directions that research in this discipline has been trending and where it may lead, and summarize challenges that are influencing and opportunities that are ahead for the discipline of forensic footwear evidence in the U.S.

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