Welcome to the fourth annual Forensic Buyer’s Guide: the first Buyer’s Guide brought to you as a standalone issue, making it more convenient to keep as a resource all year long.
With the new year around the bend, we’ve decided to take a more specific look at what the future may hold with Mike Mount and Steve Hackman’s article on the future of facility design, “Forensic Laboratory 2030: Scientific Environment”.
In a recent symposium, the American Chemical Society (ACS) highlighted the role of the Innocence Project in “challenging improper use of DNA testing and other elements of forensic science” helping to free nearly 300 wrongfully convicted prisoners.
Anyone who’s been reading our Forensic News Daily electronic newsletter can tell you that we’re facing constant changes in forensics. With each issue of Forensic Magazine we try to address some of these issues bringing you insight into the changes coming your way.
Before we move forward into the New Year, let’s take a moment to reflect on the most read articles of 2011. If you missed these the first time around, it may be worth logging on to our Website for a second look.
With the federal and state governments aggressively cutting budgets across the board, it is no surprise that the biggest concern most of us face is how to do more with less.
Forensic Magazine Merges Crime Scene Investigation and Digital Forensics at the Techno Forensics Conference
In the past year, we have had an increased interest from our readers in the question of ethics in forensics. The question I would raise in answer to this growing concern for the quality of forensic work is: has there been a fundamental change in the way that forensic laboratories are functioning?
In this issue you will find the second annual Forensic Magazine Buyer’s Guide.
If you haven’t been to the ForensicMag.com website recently, take a few moments to see the new look.