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  • To encourage study, improve practice, disseminate information, and advance knowledge in Forensic Science and Forensic Medicine for public benefit.

To further these objects by:

    • Holding educational meetings and seminars, and publishing material that furthers the aims of the Academy.Promoting better cooperation and understanding between lawyers and expert witnesses.
    • Sharing expertise in order to resolve legal conflicts justly and expeditiously.
    • Providing a forum for exchange of information in the field of forensic science.
    • Using the skills and knowledge within the membership to promote the resolution of national and international issues in  Medicine, Science,  and the Law.

The first meeting of the Academy was held in 1960.

Upcoming Events

  • Science and The Courts: Identity, Nationality, Health and the Law.

    This full day meeting (CPD accredited) is divided into three sessions - The Law, Science, Medicine with eminent Speakers contributing their internationally recognised expertise to these topics. Part of a series of annual meetings on the theme of Science and Justice, originally initiated to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Stevenson, the first official Home Office analyst.

    DATE CHANGE: Saturday 29 November 2014

    Robens Suite, Guy’s Hospital, London Bridge, London SE1

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  • The Lund Lecture

    Keynote speeches have been given by senior members of the professions, including Lord Hailsham, Mr. Patrick Steptoe, Professor Alan Usher, The late Lord Chief Justice, Lord Taylor, Mr. Stephen Jessel, Lord Mackay, Mr Andrew Rennison the most recent being Professor Emeritus John Grieve CBE.

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