There has been a lot of hype regarding the subjectivity of various forensic sciences disciplines, such as, latent print examinations and firearm examinations. To prove that these disciplines are a scientifically sound, there’s a need for research, application of error rates, etc. This hype or debate was determined during a national examination of all forensic disciplines the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report.
The National Academy of Sciences finalized a report on the current Forensic Science Practices in the United States in 2009.
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