American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Matthew Thompson presented at the 65th Anniversary Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences from 18-23 February in Washington, DC. The theme of the conference was “Founded on observation and experience, improved by education and research.” Matthew had meetings with Barry Scheck (co-founder Innocence Project), Michael Risinger (Professor of Law), and William Thompson (Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society and Psychology & Social Behavior and Law). His talk titled “Evidence for expertise in fingerprint identification and the ramifications for the future study of forensic expertise” was in the Criminalistics Stream, Fingerprint Identification and Analysis Session.

Thompson, M. B., Tangen, J. M., & McCarthy, D. J. (2013). Evidence for expertise in fingerprint identification and the ramifications for the future study of forensic expertise. American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: 18-23 February, 2013. [PDF][Slides]

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