The History and Future of Forensic Science
The Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia Circuit dedicated its July 27-30 meeting to "The History and Future of Forensic Science," highlighting ground-breaking CSTL reports on forensic science and eyewitness identification as well as the Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence. The conference featured presentations by CSTL members and members of the CSTL study committees that produced these documents.
|Second Meeting of the Committee on the Future of Voting: Accessible, Reliable, Verifiable Technology |
The second meeting of the Committee on the Future of Voting: Accessible, Reliable, Verifiable Technology was held in New York City on June 12-13, 2017.
The ad hoc committee, which is operating under the auspices of the Committee on Science, Technology and Law and the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB), is conducting a study to: (1) document the current state of play in terms of technology, standards, and resources for voting technologies; (2) examine challenges arising out of the 2016 federal election; (3) evaluate advances in technology currently (and soon to be) available that may improve voting; and (4) offer recommendations that provide a vision of voting that is easier, accessible, reliable, and verifiable. The committee will issue a report at the conclusion of the study.