The CSI Effect Theory: “That’s television. This is the courtroom.”


Very interesting website I came across via National Forensic Science Technology Center. It is an interactive website that investigates the dangers of the portrayal of forensics on popular television shows. Many are already familiar with how these shows influence its viewers interest in forensic science by using glamorizing theatrics giving unrealistic expectations of the abilities of forensic professionals, but this website focuses more so on the dangers of its influence on the courtroom dynamic.

Check it out here.

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