forensic science


Understanding and Mitigating Bias in Forensic Evaluation

A new article in press in the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health written by Professors Patricia Zapf & Itiel Dror examines the ways in which bias can interfere with forensic evaluation. Zapf, P. A., & Dror, I. E. (in press). Understanding and mitigating bias in forensic evaluation: Lessons from forensic science. International Journal of Forensic [...]
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Experience Trumps Science in Influencing Jurors

Forensic science match evidence presented by a highly experienced examiner with an impressive background was judged to be stronger and more persuasive than identical evidence presented by a less experienced examiner with a less impressive background. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a […]