NIST Corner: OSAC Update
Written by Sharon Nakich   
OSAC is Working on 151 Individual Forensic Science Standards & Guidelines Including Interdisciplinary Efforts
 
 
 

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC), which is administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), fosters the development and promotion of high quality, technically sound, consensus-based documentary standards and guidelines that can be used to strengthen the practice of forensic science. OSAC was designed to achieve the organization’s objectives in a transparent manner, to solicit continued input from all stakeholders, and yield outputs that benefit the forensic science and criminal justice communities at large.

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