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National Commission on Forensic Science Meeting , Ninth Meeting

Event Dates
March 21, 2016, 9:00 am EDT - March 22, 2016, 5:30 pm EDT
Event Duration
2 days

​The Ninth meeting of the National Commission on Forensic Science Meeting was held March 21-22, 2016. The agenda is available on the Commission's website along with other meeting materials.

The draft recommendations to be discussed at the meeting are open for comment on Regulations.gov. Comments are due by April 5, 2016, at 11:59 p.m.

View the Federal Register announcement of the meeting.

About the Commission

In 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) established the National Commission on Forensic Science, in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to enhance the practice and improve the reliability of forensic science. This unique partnership draws upon each agency's core strengths to promote scientific validity, reduce fragmentation, and improve federal coordination of forensic science.

The Commission includes federal, state and local forensic science service providers; research scientists and academics; law enforcement officials; prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges; and other stakeholders from across the country.

Contact Information

  If you have any questions concerning the nature or scope of this meeting, please contact Jonathan McGrath at [email protected] or 202-514-6277


Event Type
Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
U.S. Department of Justice
Registration Dates
March 11, 2016 - March 21, 2016
Registration Status
Not Required
​Free and open to all.
Date Created: March 11, 2016