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  • First Forensic Scientist – Inspector Vance by Eve Lazarus

    Read about the the first forensic scientist, Inspector Vance.  Eve Lazarus who has written a book about the beginning of forensic science and specifically Inspector Vance, has written a blog exclusively for the CSFS, regarding how she came across this fascinating piece of forensic history. Inspector Vance – the first forensic scientist

  • Caroline Mireault is the winner of the H. Ward Smith Award

    The Canadian Society of Forensic Science is pleased to announce that the 2017 Winner of the H. Ward Smith Award is: Caroline Mireault Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, PQ. Congratulations et félicitations! Caroline will present her work at a CSFS session at IAFS 2017. For more information on how to attend, please go here. The awards […]

  • Document Examiners are more than handwriting experts

    Author’s credit:  Tobin Tanaka A document examiner is often thought to be a “handwriting expert”, this is only partially true as other examinations are conducted as needed in disputed document cases. These other examinations may reveal: the probable source of the document (printer, writer, physical location where prepared), connections or nexus to other documents, if […]