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April 19, 2015
Standards needed for post-conviction review of forensic evidence
Keeping the Gate blog at Science 2.0
 

March 12, 2015
Opinions are why 'forensic science' is science
Keeping the Gate blog at Science 2.0

February 28, 2015
The law has failed, not forensic science
Keeping the Gate blog at Science 2.0

                                         

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The Innocence Audit is a special series of investigative reports focused on the practice of post-conviction litigation and the methods used to secure exonerations in the United States.

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The Innocence Audit - A Special Investigative Series

June 30, 2014
Strengthening forensic science by example

May 2, 2014
Lessons from a deadly backlog of a different sort

March 24, 2014
When we talk about bias, let's be honest

February 28 2014
A public epidemic pays forensic science another visit

January 22 2014
Ralph "Bud" Keaton - A forensic pioneer still among us 

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Crime Lab Report publishes a variety of content on issues related to the practice and administration of forensic science in public and private laboratories around the world. 

The use of scientific evidence in the American criminal justice system is increasing.  Because of technology in the field, investigators are collecting more samples and submitting them to forensic science laboratories throughout the United States. 

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From time to time, Crime Lab Report conducts extensive research or reports more comprehensive commentary that is published in other peer-reviewed literature or journals.  The following is a list of papers published by Crime Lab Report and/or its editors. 

The Innocence Audit
An ongoing study by Crime Lab Report

Ten Criteria Defining a Model Forensic Science Laboratory
Forensic Science Policy and Management
By John Collins 

The Wrongful Conviction of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Policy and Management
By John Collins and Jay Jarvis  

Georgia's Crime Doctor (Book)
By Jay Jarvis

Contextual Contamination of Forensic Evidence by
Post Conviction Litigators

Institute for the Advancement of Criminal Justice
By John Collins and Jay Jarvis 

Rethinking the Ownership of Crime Laboratories
Police Chief Magazine
By John Collins 

A Reality Check on Crime Lab Backlogs
Michigan Bar Journal
By John Collins

                                         

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