The aim of this course is to promote critical thinking with regard to forensic science. Today, in general, most people are dazzled by the technical possibilities offered by forensic science. They somewhat live in the illusion that forensic evidence is fool proof and brings factual findings with 100% certainty. This course – given by specialists in the field – goes beyond the conventional image that is promoted through TV series such as CSI. It alerts (without alarming) the public on the limits of the techniques in order to promote a sound administration of forensic science in the criminal justice system. It allows participants to understand the importance of probabilistic reasoning in forensic science, because uncertainty is a constitutive part of forensic science. The course is constructed as a series of causes célèbres that could or have led to miscarriages of justice. Some of these cases have been part of case reviews carried out at the School of Criminal Justice of the University of Lausanne.
Challenging Forensic Science: How Science Should Speak to Court
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The course is excellent. The teachers are very competent and teach in a friendly manner. I am a teacher of Criminal Law in Brazil and I also indicated the course to my students. Congratulations!
Terrific course. Excellent instructors with essential guest participation and interviews. I'd very much like to see followup courses.
Gives you a strong framework about what considerations a forensic expert has to consider with respect to the evidence vs the court.
Nice and interesting course indeed!. Lot of skills I have acquired and I will be aware of mistakes that we normally do.
I found in this course all the things that one forensic scientist must be aware about! Thank You
excellent. I learned a few things that I was unaware of. Good teaching and excellent examples.
Amazing and full of alot of learning.Thank you team of university lausanne
Very important course to clean and use an appropriated language in court.
The University of Lausanne is a Swiss state university founded in 1537. It is focused on Medicine, Life Sciences, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences and Sport Sciences. UNIL is a research-intensive university which encourages interdisciplinarity. It is also renowned for its innovative teaching methods.