Education & Training

Analysis of Bloodstain Patterns

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Articles

Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Guidelines for the Minimum Educational and Training Requirements for Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, 10 Forensic Science Communications (Jan. 2008).

Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Guidelines for a Quality Assurance Program in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 10 Forensic Science Communications (Jan. 2008).

Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Topics to Consider in Preparation for an Admissibility Hearing on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 10 Forensic Science Communications (Jan. 2008).

Vernon Geberth, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Law and Order, Mar. 2007, at 38.

Lee Hulse-Smith & Mike Illes, Blind Trial Evaluation of a Crime Scene Methodology for Deducing Impact Velocity and Droplet Size From Circular Bloodstains, 52 Journal of Forensic Sciences 65 (Jan. 2007) (DOI: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2006.00298.x).

Ross M. Gardner, Defining a Methodology for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 56 Journal of Forensic Identification 549 (July/Aug. 2006). http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1556-4029.2006.00298.x

Rebecca Kanable, BackTrack Going Forward, Law Enforcement Technology, Aug. 2006, at 40.

A. L. Carter, Jon Forsythe-Erman, Vince Hawkes, Mike Illes, Pat Laturnus, Gord Lefebvre, Craig Stewart & Brian Yamashita, Validation of the BackTrack Suite of Programs for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 56 Journal of Forensic Identification 242 (Apr. 2006).

Jeffrey Saviano, Articulating a Concise Scientific Methodology for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 55 Journal of Forensic Identification 461 (July/Aug. 2005).

Louis L. Akin, Interpretation of Blood Spatter for Defense Attorneys - Part II, Champion, May 2005, at 26.

Louis L. Akin, Interpretation of Blood Spatter for Defense Attorneys - Part I, Champion, Apr. 2005, at 38.

Dale Garrison, Bloodstain-Pattern Analysis: The Discipline Everyone Should Understand, Evidence Technology Magazine, Jan./Feb. 2005, at 12.

Lee Hulse-Smith, Navid Mehdizadeh & Najeev Chandra, Deducing Drop Size and Impact Velocity from Circular Bloodstains, 50 Journal of Forensic Sciences 54 (Jan. 2005) (DOI: 10.1520/JFS2003224).

Mark Benecke & Larry Barksdale, Distinction of Bloodstain Patterns from Fly Artifacts, 137 Forensic Science International 152 (Nov. 2003) (DOI:10.1016/j.forsciint.2003.07.012).

A.Y. Wonder, Fact or Fiction in Bloodstain Pattern Evidence, 43 Science and Justice 166 (July / Sept. 2003).

A. Castello, M. Alvarez & F. Verdu, Accuracy, Reliability, and Safety of Luminol in Bloodstain Investigation, 35 Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal 113 (Sept. 2002).

A.L. Carter, Directional Analysis of Bloodstain Patterns Theory and Experimental Validation, 34 Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal 173 (Dec. 2001).

Donald C. Murray, An Advocate’s Approach to Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Evidence - Part II, 16 International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts Newsletter (Sept. 2000).

Donald C. Murray, An Advocate’s Approach to Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Evidence - Part I, 16 International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts Newsletter (June 2000).

Herbert L. MacDonell, Crime Scene Evidence – Blood Spatters and Smears and other Physical Evidence, 1 Quinnipiac Health Law Journal 33 (1996).

Robert P. Spalding, Bloodstain Pattern Evidence and the Evaluation of Violent Crime Scenes, The Prosecutor, May/June 1994, at 13.

D.L. Laux, Effects of Luminol on the Subsequent Analysis of Bloodstains, 36 Journal of Forensic Sciences 1512 (Sept. 1991).


Books

Tom Bevel & Ross M. Gardner, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis with an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction (3rd ed., CRC Press 2008).

Anita Wonder, Bloodstain Pattern Evidence: Objective Approaches and Case Applications (Academic Press 2007).

Christine Beck Lissitzyn, Blood Spatter Analysis, in Forensic Evidence in Court: A Case Study Approach (Carolina Academic Press 2007).

Andre A. Moenssens, Carol E. Henderson & Sharon G. Portwood, Scientific Evidence in Civil and Criminal Cases (5th ed., Foundation Press Aug. 2007).

Robert E Gaensslen, Howard Harris & Henry C Lee, Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics (McGraw-Hill Jan. 2007).

Edward E. Hueske, Bloodstains and Blood Spatter at Shooting Scenes, in Practical Analysis and Reconstruction of Shooting Incidents (CRC Press 2005).

Stuart H. James, Paul E. Kish & T. Paulette Sutton, Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice (3rd ed., CRC Press 2005).

Ross M. Gardner, Advanced Techniques for Scene Processing, Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation (CRC Press 2004).

Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Manual (Oct. 2004).

Barry A.J. Fisher, Blood and Other Biological Evidence, in Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation (7th ed., CRC Press Sept. 2003).

Anita Wonder, Blood Dynamics (Academic Press 2001).

Henry Lee, Crime Scene Reconstruction, in Crime Scene Handbook (Academic Press July 2001).

Jay A. Siegel, Geoffrey C. Knupfer & Pekka J. Saukko, Blood Stain Pattern Analysis and Interpretation, in Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (Academic Press 2000).

Stuart H. James, Scientific and Legal Applications of Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation (CRC Press 1998).


Professional Associations / SWGs / TWGs

International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (http://www.iabpa.org)

Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (http://www.swgstain.org)