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Summary of Published Criticisms of Bitemark Foundations and Responses by Forensic Odontologists

Published

Author(s)

John Butler

Abstract

This report provides supplemental information to NISTIR 8352 Bitemark Analysis: A NIST Scientific Foundation Review. This report summarizes the concerns raised about bitemark analysis by various groups including the National Academy of Sciences, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and the Texas Forensic Science Commission. Responses provided at the time by members of the bitemark analysis community are also provided.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8352sup3
Report Number
8352sup3

Keywords

bitemark, forensic science, forensic odontology, pattern evidence, dentition, scientific foundation review

Citation

Butler, J. (2022), Summary of Published Criticisms of Bitemark Foundations and Responses by Forensic Odontologists, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.8352sup3, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=935359 (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created October 11, 2022, Updated March 28, 2023