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Examining the Evidence

Weighing the Evidence

Many times juries are so used to seeing all sorts of scientific and technological innovation- sometimes called the “CSI” effect.

Properly analyzed evidence along with correctly interpreted results may offer case-critical proof. Is the value of this evidence being appropriately communicated to the jury?

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Validity

Scientific validity is important in presenting probative, unbiased, and reliable science More

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Reliability

Reliability is critical in ensuring that evidence presented in court is useful, true, and accurate More

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Limitations

Limitations can occur in personnel, technology, testing, and storing and tracking evidence More

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Bias and Ethics

Recognition that everyone is susceptible to bias helps minimize its impact on forensic science More