Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics


Best Practices for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Cold Cases of Sexual Assault and Homicide

This presentation served as an introduction to bloodstain pattern analysis highlighting how it can be useful in crime scene investigations. The presenters provided insight for adhering to current best practices including documentation associated with supporting DNA analysis, limitations of the discipline,  as well as approaches for reviewing and preparing for trial, presentation of expert testimony, and defense challenges to this evidence.