Episode 190 – Gianni Ribeiro Interview (and OSAC)

    Gianni Ribeiro Interview (and OSAC)Gianni Ribeiro Interview (and OSAC)

Eric Ray and Glenn Langenburg interview Australian researcher Gianni Ribeiro at the December 2018 OSAC meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Gianni tells the guys about her research interests studying how juries weigh evidence vs. alibis and other jury studies. She also talks about her impressions of the experts gathered at the OSAC meeting, the discussions going on related to likelihood ratios, and the battles over issues big and small in various subcommittees. This episode is sponsored by GO EVIDENCE LABORATORIES and is sponsored by IDEMIA.

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Episode 173 – AAAS Report – Final Word

AAAS Report - Final Word

AAAS Report – Final Word

Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray wrap up the three-part discussion on the AAAS Report on the Quality and Gap Analysis of Latent Fingerprint Examination. Surprisingly, the guys agree with many of the recommendations and conclusions in the document with an occasional quibble or clarification. As was hinted in the past two episodes, there are more serious concerns with the report’s suggested language and proposed limitation of the word “identification“.

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Episode 164 – Alicia Wilcox Interview – Part 2

Alicia Wilcox Interview - Part 2

Alicia Wilcox Interview – Part 2

Eric Ray and Glenn Langenburg continue their discussion with Alicia Wilcox on her research into how juries hear forensic testimony. This time we focus even more on questions of opposing experts, error rates, and what’s the most important thing for an expert to have. A degree? Years of experience? An accredited lab?

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Episode 163 – Alicia Wilcox Interview – Part 1

Alicia Wilcox Interview - Part 1

Alicia Wilcox Interview – Part 1

Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray join with Dr. Alicia Wilcox from Husson University in Bangor, Maine in a discussion of her research juries and their understanding of forensic testimony. Even though forensic scientists may try to present data in precise and sometimes mathematical way, jurors tend to interpret forensic testimony according to whether the evidence fits well into the story that they have constructed of the crime.

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Episode 155 – 2017 ICFIS Part 1

2017 ICFIS Part 1

2017 ICFIS Part 1

Glenn discusses the recent 2017 International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics that was held in Minnesota. Specifically, Glenn helped lead a project that looked at how lay people from different backgrounds interpreted different types of forensic results and how those interpretations were used in a courtroom setting.

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