Forensic Science: A Detrimental or Blissful Career? The Truth.

“How exciting! So your job is like that show, CSI right?” If I received a dollar for every time I was asked that question after responding to inquiries about my profession, I would be able to pay off my student loans and all of my colleague’s loans. But can I really blame people who watch…

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…