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지금 바로 시작해 나만의 일정에 따라 학습을 진행하세요.

탄력적인 마감일

일정에 따라 마감일을 재설정합니다.

초급 단계

완료하는 데 약 17시간 필요

권장: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

영어

자막: 영어

강의 계획 - 이 강좌에서 배울 내용

1
완료하는 데 4시간 필요

Week 1 - What is the "DNA" of a good forensic report ?

This first week will set the scene for the course. You will meet the instructors; learn about their background, teaching, research and casework activities. The School of Criminal Justice (University of Lausanne) will be shortly presented through a virtual visit, followed by the course objectives. The recent ENFSI guideline for evaluative reporting, used throughout the course, will be presented. ENFSI stands for the set of the good principles for writing forensic reports to be used in a court of law. The whole course aims at contrasting the practice as observed in notorious cases with the good practice promoted by the ENFSI guideline. Hence, we will start by setting out some reporting criteria that are essential to bring reliable evidence in court and explain the principles of interpretation (based on the concept of likelihood ratio) that should govern the production of any forensic evidence. The application of these principles leads to a defined way whereby the forensic scientist is entitled to speak to court....
12 videos (Total 124 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
12개의 동영상
Presentation and visit of The School of Criminal Justice7m
Course learning objectives10m
Week 1 Introduction: What is the “DNA” of a Good Forensic Report?14m
Forensic Science and Evaluative Reporting9m
Uncertainty in the Criminal Trial13m
Principles of forensic reporting (Part A): 1st Principle12m
Principles of forensic reporting (Part B): 2nd and 3rd Principles7m
ENFSI Guideline for Evaluative Reporting13m
Conclusion of week 1: What is the “DNA” of a Good Forensic Report?10m
Interview with Prof. Colin Aitken8m
Interview with Dr. Sc. Sheila Willis8m
7개의 읽기 자료
Instructors10m
Development Team5m
Guests interviewed10m
Syllabus and Grading policies10m
Discussion forum guidelines10m
Getting started: Break the ice !10m
Additional literature Week 110m
1개 연습문제
Week 130m
2
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Week 2 - Elementary: source is not activity !

There is a general misconception that a piece of forensic evidence is sufficient to clinch the outcome of a case. This module aims at showing that the reality is more subtle and is intrinsically linked to the concept of hierarchy of propositions. Cases based on DNA and gunshot residue (GSR) evidence will be analysed and discussed. First, through the Weller case we will demonstrate the DNA findings providing information towards the source of the DNA may not be at the core of the issue in the case. More and more the source of the DNA is not challenged, but how the DNA got there is. ...
8 videos (Total 132 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8개의 동영상
Part A - DNA recovered on a suspect (1): Hierarchy of Propositions13m
Part A - DNA recovered on a suspect (2): the Weller Case15m
Part B - Gunshot residues recovered on a suspect: The George case26m
Part C - DNA recovered on a victim (1): the Butler and Nealon cases20m
Part C - DNA recovered on a victim (2): Checklist for auditing statements8m
Week 2 Conclusion - Elementary: Source is not Activity !5m
Interview with Dr. Sc. CBE Ian Evett and Prof. Graham Jackson34m
1개의 읽기 자료
Additional literature Week 210m
1개 연습문제
Week 230m
3
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Week 3 - DNA is not the magic bullet

Based on international cases (Knox, Jama, Anderson and Scott) we will illustrate the potentials aspects that one needs to consider when assessing the value of DNA found in small quantity. You will be shown how one performs DNA analysis and what type of results can be produced. We will apply the ENFSI and the ISFG guidelines for evaluative reporting in the case at hand and see if the principles advocated allow avoiding misleading evidence. We will compare the situations where large quantities of blood are found to cases where low template DNA is recovered. You will learn to contrast these two situations and discover what type of results can be expected and what methods allow a balanced and robust interpretation. This first part of the course will demonstrate that very sensitive techniques require robust interpretation methods. In the second part of the course, you will understand that with trace quantities, stringent control procedures are needed on the crime scene and in the laboratory. Indeed, pollution (or so-called contamination) is an aspect one needs to take into account. Cases (for example in Australia, the USA and England) have shown that the traces from the crime scene can be polluted at the hospital, by paramedics or in the laboratory. It is thus essential to consider this possibility, especially when DNA is the central (and only) element supporting the allegation of a person’s involvement in a crime. How to take into consideration the possibility of error/contamination when assessing the results will be presented....
12 videos (Total 200 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12개의 동영상
DNA in the lab (1): From Detection to Quantification14m
DNA in the lab (2): From Amplification to DNA Profile21m
Part A - The Knox and Sollecito case (1) Summary of the circumstances10m
Part A - The Knox and Sollecito case (2) Low Template DNA13m
Part A - The Knox and Sollecito case (3) Discussion and Conclusion19m
Part B - Transfer and pollution (1) the Jama case10m
Part B - Transfer and pollution: The Probability of Error/Pollution13m
Part C - Transfer and pollution: the Anderson and Scott cases14m
Week 3 Conclusion: DNA is not the Magic Bullet7m
Interview with Prof. Peter Gill27m
Interview with Prof. Pierre Margot37m
1개의 읽기 자료
Additional literature Week 310m
1개 연습문제
Week 330m
4
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Week 4 - Trials by Numbers or Numbers on Trial

This week will be dedicated to how forensic scientists should convey the value of their results. From our white room dedicated to photography, we will study famous cases - including the Dreyfus case- and see how statistics can be misused. It will allow us to discuss how statistical values ought to be presented in court. A statistician (Phil Dawid) and a legal scholar (David Kaye) will be interviewed. The second essential topic we will present will be on fallacious reasoning, and in particular on what has been coined, more than thirty years ago, the prosecutors fallacy. Bill Thompson, the first to have described this fallacious argument used in court will be another of our guest interviewees. ...
8 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8개의 동영상
Part A - Statistics in Court (1): the Clark and Collins Cases13m
Part A - Statistics in Court (2): the Clark and Collins Cases12m
Part B - The Transposed Conditional (1): Prosecutor's Fallacy18m
Part B - The transposed conditional (2): The Adams and the Dreyfus Cases14m
Week 4 Conclusion: Trials by Numbers or Numbers on Trial ?3m
Interview with Prof. David Kaye19m
Interview with Prof. William Thompson12m
1개의 읽기 자료
Additional literature Week 410m
1개 연습문제
Week 430m
5
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Week 5: The wonderland of certainty

This week will be present the Dallagher case involving earprints, the Mayfield and the McKie cases involving fingerprints. We want to make you understand what is at stake when an expert decides to conclude to an identification. You will understand through this week that identification is not the duty of the forensic scientist and that it is a decision that must be taken by the Court. We also want to highlight the possible causes for wrong identification. And yes they do occur, even with fingerprints! We will have the privilege to listen to interviews of persons closely involved in these cases: The father of Shirley McKie as well as Brandon Mayfield and her daughter Sharia. ...
12 videos (Total 203 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12개의 동영상
Detection of fingermarks in the laboratory14m
Part A - Identification with Earmarks (1): The Dallagher Case20m
Part A - Identification with Earmarks (2): The Dallagher Case10m
Part B - Identification with Fingermarks (1): The McKie Case10m
Part B - Identification with Fingermarks (2): The McKie Case13m
Part C - Identification with Fingermarks: The Mayfield Case30m
Analysis and comparison of the fingermark in Mayfield Case9m
Week 5 Conclusion: The Wonderland of Certainty3m
Interview with Mr Iain McKie23m
Interview with Dr Brandon Mayfield and Prof. Sharia Mayfield31m
Course Conclusions19m
1개의 읽기 자료
Additional literature Week 510m
1개 연습문제
Week 530m
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대학: BPMar 21st 2019

Terrific course. Excellent instructors with essential guest participation and interviews. I'd very much like to see followup courses.

대학: GPJan 11th 2019

Excellent Course, The transcripts should also be translated to other languages for the sake of non english speaking participants.

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Alex Biedermann

Associate Professor
School of Criminal Justice - ESC
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Franco Taroni

Full Professor
School of Criminal Justice - ESC
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Christophe Champod

Full Professor
School of Criminal Justice - ESC
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Tacha Hicks

Scientist
School of Criminal Justice - ESC

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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....

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  • 강좌에 등록하면 바로 모든 비디오, 테스트 및 프로그래밍 과제(해당하는 경우)에 접근할 수 있습니다. 상호 첨삭 과제는 이 세션이 시작된 경우에만 제출하고 검토할 수 있습니다. 강좌를 구매하지 않고 살펴보기만 하면 특정 과제에 접근하지 못할 수 있습니다.

  • 수료증을 구매하면 성적 평가 과제를 포함한 모든 강좌 자료에 접근할 수 있습니다. 강좌를 완료하면 전자 수료증이 성취도 페이지에 추가되며, 해당 페이지에서 수료증을 인쇄하거나 LinkedIn 프로필에 수료증을 추가할 수 있습니다. 강좌 콘텐츠만 읽고 살펴보려면 해당 강좌를 무료로 청강할 수 있습니다.

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