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Testimony

Admitting to uncertainty in the LR

Date Published
September 2016
Publication Type
Research (Applied/Empirical), Report (Study/Research), Report (Grant Sponsored), Policy, Issue Overview
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

Cognitive Science and the Law

Date Published
2007
Publication Type
Research (Applied/Empirical), Report (Study/Research), Report (Grant Sponsored), Issue Overview
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

Expanding Research to Examine the Impacts of Forensic Science on the Criminal Justice System

December 2020

In 2004, the National Institute of Justice created the social science research on forensic sciences (SSRFS) research program to explore the impact of forensic sciences on the criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Much of the early research from the SSRFS program focused on DNA processing and the use of DNA in investigations and prosecutions.