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The Crucial Role of Reliability in Forensic Science: Insights from "Reliability of ordinal outcomes in forensic black-box studies

In the field of forensic science, the accuracy and reliability of expert decisions can significantly impact the outcomes of legal proceedings. This is especially true in disciplines such as latent print examination, bull...
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Navigating the Complexities of Error Rates in Latent Print Examinations

In the realm of forensic science, particularly within the domain of latent print examinations, the discussion around error rates and the efficacy of proficiency tests is both critical and complex. The paper titled "Error...
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"Google's NotebookLM: The Future of Personalized AI for the Latent Print Examiner"

  Google's NotebookLM is an experimental AI-powered note-taking tool designed to assist users in learning and understanding information faster. It is part of Google's endeavor to reimagine what note-taking softwar...
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Improving Accuracy and Efficiency in Forensic Photography with FreeRef-1

The FreeRef-1 system is an innovative technology designed for forensic photography that enables contactless placement of size references and accurate measurements in photographs, particularly useful in situations where t...
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The Role of Limited Examinations in Friction Ridge Analysis

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The Friction Ridge Subcommittee, functioning under the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science, plays a pivotal role in shaping the standards and guidelines fundamental to forensic examinat...
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The effect of household corrosive substances on latent fingermark development in the context of deliberate corrosive substance attacks

Journal of Forensic Sciences Open Access. First published July 25, 2023   The paper investigates the effect of household corrosive substances on the development of latent fingermarks in the context of deliberate...
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Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Rule Change Starting December 1, 2023

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Federal Rule of Evidence 702 governs the admissibility of expert witness testimony in federal courts. The rule is currently undergoing proposed amendments that have the potential to impact how forensic scientists present...
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Beyond the Library: AI's Role in Modern Scientific Discovery

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an indispensable tool in contemporary research, facilitating scientists and scholars in various aspects of their work. From the early technological advancements like the wheel to m...
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Latent Print Misidentification at the NYPD Latent Print Section

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NYPD Fingerprint Misidentification Scandal: A Deep Dive   Prosecutors across New York City are reviewing dozens of criminal convictions. This follows an admission by the NYPD about an eight-year-old incident inv...
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The Ethical Intersection of Forensic Science and Artificial Intelligence

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Forensic science and artificial intelligence (AI) may seem like strange bedfellows, but they both involve advanced technical fields that can have profound impacts on people's lives. As the use of AI tools grows in areas ...
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