publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

A Response to: 'Nist Experts Urge Caution in Use of Courtroom Evidence Presentation Method'

Morrison, Geoffrey Stewart;
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  • Published: 16 Oct 2017 Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal (eissn: 1556-5068, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
A press release from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)could potentially impede progress toward improving the analysis of forensic evidence and the presentation of forensic analysis results in courts in the United States and around the world. "NIST experts urge caution in use of courtroom evidence presentation method" was released on October 12, 2017, and was picked up by the this http URL news service. It argues that, except in exceptional cases, the results of forensic analyses should not be reported as "likelihood ratios". The press release, and the journal article by NIST researchers Steven P. Lund & Harri Iyer on which it is based, id...
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9 Morrison, G.S. (2017). What should a forensic practitioner's likelihood ratio be? II. Science & Justice. 10.1016/j.scijus.2017.08.004

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