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Future forensics: crime scene to court room

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What is the future of forensic science, and how can it help us to solve cases and convict criminals?

Experts discuss the new technology and methods that are on our doorstep, and the likelihood and consequences of it being accepted as evidence in trials.

As part of Open State 2017, the Attorney-General's Department will present a discussion that will explore the public assumptions, ethics, barriers and legal considerations.

Host and speakers:

  • Natasha Mitchell, Science Broadcaster
  • Dion Sheppard, Forensic Research & Development Program Manager at Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR), New Zealand
  • Professor Robin Palmer, Director of Clinical Legal Studies, School of Law, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Liesl Chapman, SC, Author of 'Playing forensic science monopoly' published in the Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 2014.
  • Adrian Linacre, Professor of Forensic Genetics, Flinders Univeristy
  • Dr Duncan Taylor, Principal Scientist, Forensic Statistics, Forensic Science SA
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