Notification of Standard Development and Coordination

According to the ASB Policies and Procedures, “Notification of standards development activity shall be announced in suitable media as appropriate to demonstrate an opportunity for participation by all directly and materially affected persons.”

Posted in May 19 issue of ANSI’s Standards Action, comment deadline: July 3:

ASB Standard 011, Scope of Expertise in Forensic Document Examination, First Edition

ASB Standard 020, Standards for Validation Studies of DNA Mixtures, and Development and Verification of a Laboratory’s Mixture Interpretation Protocol, First Edition


Posted in May 26 issue of ANSI’s Standards Action, comment deadline: July 10:

ASB Best Practice Recommendation 007, Postmortem Impression Submission Strategy for Comprehensive Searches of Essential Automated Fingerprint Identification System Databases: Best Practice Recommendations for the Medicolegal Authority 

ASB Standard 018, Validation Standards for Probabilistic Genotyping Systems


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