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Five Women Lead Nation's Top Forensic Anthropology Center

April 20, 2021 — The Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is renowned for its work in studying what happens to the body after death. It is also now run by five forensic anthropologists, all women.

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New Science in Fight Against Killer Drugs

April 20, 2021 — NIST researchers are giving law enforcement and public health experts new tools to combat fentanyl and other synthetic drugs.

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Marijuana Intoxication: Are Sobriety Tests and THC Levels Reliable Indicators?

April 20, 2021 — A study performed by NIJ-supported researchers from RTI International found that THC levels in biofluids (i.e. blood, urine, and oral fluid) were not reliable indicators of marijuana intoxication for study participants.

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NIJ Seeks Applications for Presentations at IACA 2021

April 20, 2021 — The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is hosting a call-for-presentations competition to find the most innovative ideas and cutting-edge research for the International Association of Crime Analysts 2021 Conference.

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Webinar Series: Post-Mortem Computer Tomography

April 20, 2021 — The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence is hosting a six-part webinar series covering the use of post-mortem computer tomography (PMCT) for medicolegal death investigation. Part 1 and 2 have already been presented, but Part 3 is scheduled for April 27, and new webinars are planned each week through May 18.

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New Paper Published on Cognitive Bias

March 15, 2021 — A new paper has been published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences titled "Cognitive Bias in Forensic Pathology Decisions". The full article is available via open access online.

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Court Case Update

FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE went through a nearly three-year ordeal in the New Hampshire court system, but eventually emerged unscathed. On April 4, 2008, the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decision of a lower court to exclude expert testimony regarding fingerprint evidence in the case of The State of New Hampshire v. Richard Langill. The case has been remanded back to the Rockingham County Superior Court.

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