Welcome to Forensics Talks, a program where I interview forensic professionals from various disciplines to discuss current topics, technology, research, cases and other interesting issues in the forensics area.
Join me every Thursday at 2pm Eastern for live interviews streamed on YouTube.
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Episode 1: August 27, 2020
Mark Johnson from Visual Law discusses the use of 3D technologies for forensics. In this interview Mark shows us some interesting cases where he has applied laser scanners, drones, photogrammetry and even MRI data to create stunning visuals to be used in the courtroom at trial
Episode 2: September 3, 2020
Join us for an open discussion with Matthew Noedel on shooting reconstructions and how technology and a scientific approach is playing a factor in improving the reconstruction of shooting documentation scenes..
Episode 3: September 10, 2020
Listen in with Alex Harvey about how Virtual Reality continues to transform forensics with training, scene investigation and the possibility of use at trials to improve and explain complex concepts to jurors.
Episode 4: September 17, 2020
Join us as we ask Dr. Itiel Dror some important questions about cognitive bias and how it can influence opinions and conclusions of forensic experts.
Episode 5: September 24, 2020
Join us for an open discussion with Geoff Desmoulin on how biomechanics, empirical testing and research play an important role in transforming use of force and officer involved shootings.
Episode 6: October 1, 2020
Forensics Talks host Eugene Liscio from ai2-3D talks with Grant Fredericks about Forensic Video Analysis and the important role that video plays in the evaluation of video evidence for Use of Force investigations. Also, they discuss how technology is helping to deal with massive amounts of video evidence .
Episode 7: October 8, 2020
Join us for an open discussion with Dr. Laura C. Fulginiti about how Forensic Anthropology plays an important role in crime scene investigations, missing person identification and much more!
Episode 8: October 15, 2020
Great discussion with Avril Eeyewu-Edero about the state of Forensics in Nigeria. We discuss cases, training and how she is pushing to create a greater awareness of Forensics and how it can help in the criminal justice system and for investigations.
Episode 9: October 29, 2020
Join us as we speak to Bryon O’Neil about crash reconstruction and how technology has been changing the way collision scenes are documented, analyzed and presented at trial.
Episode 10: November 5, 2020
Join us as we speak to Dr. James Goodrich about how Forensic Odontology plays a vital role in the identification of deceased individuals, age estimation and bitemarks. We will also touch on his work in identifying victims for the Canterbury Earthquake in 2011, and the Christchurch Mosque Shootings.
Episode 11: November 11, 2020
Join us as we speak to Dr. William Lewinski about human dynamics involved in high stress, life-threatening encounters, police shootings and use of force. Training, technology, research and cases will be looked at in detail along with how these play a role in police interactions with the public.
Episode 12: November 19, 2020
Leroy Hulsey is a Professor Emeritus who has been investigating the failure of the WTC7 building which was the third building to have collapsed on September 11, 2001. A recent study from Dr. Husley and his colleagues from the University of Alaska Fairbanks challenges the official explanation from NIST. Listen to
Episode 13: November 26, 2020
David Camm spent 13 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. A failure in the interpretation of bloodstain patterns on his clothing made him a primary suspect and caused a rift in the Bloodstain Pattern Analysis community. Listen in as David Camm gives us his perspective on bloodstain pattern evidence, forensics and justice.
Episode 14: December 3, 2020
Working as a bloodstain pattern specialist with the Reykjavík Metropolitan police, Iceland, CSI unit since 2001 and police officer and detective since 1990. Ragnar Jónsson has been a forensic consultant for film and "CSI" shows who has been able to make appearances in Icelandic movies and TV series. Join us as Ragnar discusses his passion for his work in both forensics and fiction