Forensic Science Seminar
Academic Term and Year
Area of Study
Goals: To foster awareness and recognition of: the professional responsibilities of forensic scientists that go beyond the examination of physical evidence; and legal and scientific challenges to the interpretation of physical evidence examinations. Content: To investigate issues that affect the practice of forensic science in the US, such as: challenges to the scientific basis and reliability of forensic science disciplines and techniques; key legal rulings on the admissibility of scientific evidence; laboratory accreditation and professional certification; ethics; and expert testimony. Taught: Annually, spring. Prerequisites: CJFS 3400 and 12 credits in forensic science courses. Credits: 4
Hardin, Glenn, "CJFS5400-01.Forensic Science Seminar.Sp15.Hardin,Glenn" (2015). Syllabi. 4650.