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Digital evidence forensics

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.

Just Science Podcast: Just Deep Fakes

Date Published
August 2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Interview, Instructional Material (Programmed)
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

TECHBeat, October 2017

Date Published
October 2017
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Report (Technical), Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

White Collar Crime

November 2009

The subprime mortgage industry collapse has led to a record number of foreclosures. In this environment, the interest mortgage fraud has risen, along with questions of how fraud contributed to the crisis. Henry Pontell and Sally Simpson discuss what they have learned about investigating and prosecuting white-collar criminals, the role of corporate ethics in America, and what policymakers and lawyers can learn from evidence of fraud.