Probabilistic reporting in criminal cases in the United States: A baseline study

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2020-09-01
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Cole, Simon
Barno, Matt
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Forensic evidence reporting shows a high degree of adherence to prevailing disciplinary standards.

Probabilistic reporting of forensic results remains rare.

Probabilistic reports were mostly subjective verbal assignments of posterior probabilities.

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<p>This is a manuscript of an article published as Cole, Simon A., and Matt Barno. "Probabilistic reporting in criminal cases in the United States: A baseline study." <em>Science & justice: journal of the Forensic Science Society</em> 60, no. 5 (2020): 406-414. Posted with permission of CSAFE.</p>
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Reports, Testimony, Evidence, Probability, Statistics, Transcripts
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