Forensic Science


“Testing and Challenging DNA Evidence to Avoid a Miscarriage of Justice” Judge Andrew Haesler – March 2021 (link to PD site)

“Strands in a Cable: DNA Reliance in Circumstantial Cases.”  Gabriel Chipkin – June 2019

“Avoiding Miscarriages of Justice: Issues in Forensic Biology” Jae Gerhard – March 2017 (link to PD site).

“The Admissibility of DNA Evidence Obtained Pursuant to Part 3 of the Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (NSW)” Stephen Lawrence – March 2012.

“DNA in the Local Court – The CSI Effect” His Honour Judge Haesler SC – September 2010 (link to PD website)

“Enhancing Fairness in DNA Jury Trials” Jane Goodman-Delahunty and Lindsay Hewson – Mach 2010 (link to Australian Institute of Criminology site).

“DNA Evidence Considered” Brian Hancock – February 2009 (link to PD website)


“Fingerprints and Expert Identification Evidence” Felicity Graham – October 2014

“An Introduction to Dactyloscopy” (Examination of Fingerprints) Graham Lamond – March 2011

Fire Investigation

“The Investigation of Fire Scenes” Ross Brogan – 2009 (link to PD website)

Mobile Phones

“Problems With Cell Phone Evidence Tendered to ‘Prove’ the Location of a Person at a Point in Time.” Professor Reg Coutts and Hugh Selby – June 2016.

“The Safe and Unsafe Use of Mobile Phone Evidence” Reg Coutts and Hugh Selby – 2009 (link to PD website)