Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Index to Comments and Cases Discussing the PCAST Report on Forensic Science

The page lists discussions of the PCAST Report on this blog as well as some academic literature on it and court opinions that discuss the report. I expect to update the list periodically.

Forensic Science, Statistics & the Law
Academic Literature
  • I.W. Evett, C.E.H. Berger, J.S. Buckleton, C. Champod, G. Jackson, Finding the Way Forward for Forensic Science in the US—A Commentary on the PCAST Report, 278 Forensic Sci. Int'l 16-23 (2017), https://t.co/A7y7Qy6dRn
  • Eric S. Lander, Response to the ANZFSS Council Statement on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report, Australian J. Forensic Sci. (2017), DOI: 10.1080/00450618.2017.1304992
  • Geoffrey Stewart Morrison, David H. Kaye, David J. Balding, et al., A Comment on the PCAST Report: Skip the 'Match'/'Non-Match' Stage, 272 Forensic Sci. Int'l e7-e9 (2017), http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.10.018. Accepted manuscript available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2860440
  • Adam B. Shniderman, Prosecutors Respond to Calls for Forensic Science Reform: More Sharks in Dirty Water, 126 Yale L.J. F. 348 (2017), http://www.yalelawjournal.org/forum/prosecutors-respond-to-calls-for-forensic-science-reform
Federal Cases
  • United States v. Chester, No. 13 CR 00774 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 7, 2016), noted, The First Opinion To Discuss the PCAST Report, Forensic Sci., Stat. & L., Oct. 20, 2016, Forensic Sci., Stat. & L., Feb. 3, 2017, http://for-sci-law.blogspot.com/2017/02/connecticut-trial-court-deems-pcast.html
State and Washington DC Cases

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