New book! Forensic Anthropology and the United States Judicial System


A guide to the interface between forensic anthropology and the United States legal system by Laura C. Fulginiti, Kristen Hartnett-McCann, and Alison Galloway



My new book Forensic Anthropology and the United States Judicial System was released today. It is designed for forensic anthropologists at all levels of expertise and offers a comprehensive examination of how to effectively present osteological analyses, research and interpretations in the courtroom. The book contains a historical perspective of the topic, a review of current legislation that affects expert testimony as well as vital information on courtroom procedure and judicial expectation of experts.


A comprehensive book, Forensic Anthropology and the United States Judicial System explains how to prepare case reports and offers suggestions for getting ready for pre-trial interviews. The book also includes detailed information on affidavits, fee structures and dealing with opposing experts. This book is part of the popular Wiley – American Association for Forensic Sciences series and:


  • Offers a unique volume that addresses the interface between forensic anthropology and the legal system

  • Contains detailed guidelines for expert testimony by forensic anthropologists with all levels of experience, from beginner to expertIncludes information from the perspective of the Judiciary in terms of process and expectations of the Court

  • Shows how to maintain independence from, and collaborate with other experts

  • Presents detailed explanations of current legislation impacting forensic science


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