Webinars: Applying Forensic Techniques to Humanitarian Projects

In case you missed it... An archived version of a webinar series from the Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center (HHRRC) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences is now available online. Hosted by the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, the series includes webinars on detection of nerve agents in human bone; the analysis and conservation of remains in Cambodia; stable isotope forensics and unknown persons; and a review of forensic anthropology in Mexico.


The HHRRC promotes the application of contemporary forensic science and forensic medicine principles to global humanitarian and/or human rights projects requiring special forensic assistance. The projects in this webinar series with the FTCoE are those selected for support by the International Advisory Council of the HHRRC.

Click the links below to view each webinar:

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Recovering Latent Fingerprints from Cadavers

IN A HOMICIDE CASE, the recovery of latent impressions from a body is just one more step that should be taken in the process of completing a thorough search. This article is directed at crime-scene technicians and the supervisors who support and direct evidence-recovery operations both in the field and in the controlled settings of the medical examiner’s office or the morgue under the coroner’s direction.