Volume 21, Issue 4 (October 1976)
Ethics and the Document Examiner Under the Adversary System
Ethics play an important role in all branches of forensic science and, yet, until this year, the subject has received little attention within the Academy. It is doubtful that this omission has occurred because members do not recognize the importance of ethics, but rather that they assumed that most forensic scientists were guided by high ethical standards. But what are proper ethical standards for the forensic scientist, and especially for the document examiner?