Policy & Advocacy

Promoting Forensic Science Reform

Following the 2009 National Academies' report, Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward, on the many scientific deficiencies in forensic science disciplines, the ASA has been active in urging Forensic Science reform. The following activities are informed by the Advisory Committee on Forensic Science, the membership for which is listed here.

ASA is involved in forensic science reform because of ASA members who have served on National Academies' (or NIST) forensic science panels:

Contact ASA Director of Science Policy Steve Pierson with any inquiries: (703) 302-1841.