The article deals with the function of forensic science in Australia and New Zealand and how it has contributed to or helped to avoid miscarriages of justice.
The supposed impartiality of forensic science is questioned and problems with the presentation of forensic science in court are explored.
The deficiencies in interdisciplinary training between science and law is made evident and recommendations are suggested as to how this situation could be remedied.
The future of forensic science is dealt with in regards to its continued credibility and changes in court procedure.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine légale, Australie, Nouvelle Zélande, Législation, Justice, Océanie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Legal medicine, Australia, New Zealand, Legislation, Justice, Oceania
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0581330
Code Inist : 002B30A10. Création : 09/06/1995.