Related Links

U.S. Federal Government Forensic Related Organizations

PCAST: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) website

PCAST Report: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods (September 20, 2016)


NCFS: National Commission on Forensic Science

National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) website

NCFS Work Products:


OSAC: Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science

Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science website


NIST Reference Materials, Standards, and Guidelines on Forensic Science

National Institute of Standards and Technology:


Related Information

Presentation by John M. Butler, Ph.D., Recent Activities in the United States Involving the National Commission on Forensic Science and the Organization of Scientific Area Committees, September 22, 2016