Episode 144 – Jay Kadane Article

Kadane article discussion

Jay Kadane Article

Eric Ray and Glenn Langenburg review an article in Forensic Magazine that discusses the presentation that Jay Kadane gave at the American Association of Forensic Scientists conference this year. The same arguments are trotted out again, and the podcast sees nothing original nor sophisticated about his argument.

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Episode 120 – Article – Strength of Conclusions

Article - Strength of Conclusions

Article – Strength of Conclusions

Glenn and Eric discuss a recent article published by Michele Triplett titled, Complexity, Level of Association, and Strength of Fingerprint Conclusions. The guys express their opinions on the strengths and shortcomings of the concepts presented in the paper, why it’s a good idea to express the complexity of a comparison, and why this won’t solve the problem of errors. Before that discussion Glenn clarifies a few things about ninhydrin bleeding through paper to leave reversed prints.

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Episode 116 – Couple of papers

Couple of papers

Couple of papers

Eric and Glenn each discuss a paper that they were involved with recently. Eric and the IAI Subcommittee on Probability Modeling published a short article in the ID News summarizing current and future uses of probabilities in fingerprints. Glenn talks about a recent paper on a proteomic approach for identifying blood.

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Episode 107 – More Bias – Part 2

More Bias - Part 2)

More Bias – Part 2

Glenn and Eric continue their review of another article on bias in forensics. Gary Edmond, Jason Tangen, Rachel Searston, and Itiel Dror and their article, “Contextual bias and cross-contamination in the forensic sciences: the corrosive implications for investigations, plea bargains, trials and appeals“. They even role-play a realistic debate on the issue!

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Episode 106 – More Bias – Part 1

More Bias - Part 1)

More Bias – Part 1

Glenn and Eric review yet another article on bias in forensics. This one is from Gary Edmond, Jason Tangen, Rachel Searston, and Itiel Dror entitled, “Contextual bias and cross-contamination in the forensic sciences: the corrosive implications for investigations, plea bargains, trials and appeals“. So much good stuff that it’s a two-parter!

Double Loop Podcast with Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray
Podcast for Latent Print Examiners
Your source for everything about fingerprints
While you’re working on your comparisons, we’ll talk about comparisons