Why Is Courtroom Science So Unscientific?
Hemp is booming in Texas. Distinguishing it from marijuana is still a challenge.
PCP driving up concerns on Houston roads
Roughly 1 in 5 DWI cases in Houston involve PCP in driver’s system, new study reveals
New DNA technology could help solve more cases in Houston
Houston sexual assault victims appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on city’s failure to test rape kits
Cornyn’s effort gets rape-kit test funding back on track [Editorial]
Implementation of a Blind Quality Control Program in a Forensic Laboratory
‘Rapid DNA’ testing could revolutionize rape investigations ─ if the science holds up
Fingerprint analysis is high-stakes work – but it doesn’t take much to qualify as an expert
Leaked Documents Say Roughly 2,000 NY Prisoners Affected By Erroneous Drug Tests
Houston crime lab’s move into new space will speed up testing, ensure independence, officials say
Houston Forensic Science Center is an Early Implementer of Standards on OSAC Registry
In Houston, Sen. Cornyn Calls For Renewing Congressional Rape Kit Funding
‘Rapid DNA’ promises breakthroughs in solving crimes. So why does it face a backlash?
Houston officials find spiked CBD being sold in stores
CBD Products Sold In Texas May Contain Dangerous Ingredients
Texas’ Marijuana-Hemp Issue Could Be Solved, But Without Funding It Risks Backlog Of Untested Kits
Opinion: How do we improve forensics?
More fallout from state’s new hemp law
‘I feel lucky, for real’: How legalizing hemp accidentally helped marijuana suspects
It’s not about hemp or marijuana. It’s about justice [Opinion]
Texas was warned its hemp law would complicate marijuana prosecutions. Lawmakers didn’t listen.
DA is right not to prosecute low-level pot offenses [Editorial]
Behind the scenes of Houston’s new crime lab
Texas Legalized Hemp, Not Marijuana, Governor Insists as Prosecutors Drop Pot Charges
Pot is still a crime, Texas governor tells district attorneys
Opinion: How much should juries rely on expert testimony?
Is pot now legal in Texas? District attorneys scrambling to respond to clumsy legislative action
Houston’s Mayor, Michael Bromwich to speak at HFSC’s 5-year anniversary
HFSC’s CSU achieves international accreditation standards for first time
HFSC terminates CSI due to significant policy violations
City Council Approves Plan to Move HFSC Out of HPD Headquarters in 2019
Media Availability: HFSC to Present Plan for Crime Lab to Move Out of HPD to New Facility by December 2019
HFSC makes improvements recommended by state agency
HFSC to use private laboratory for DNA testing while cross-training staff
HFSC’s Client Services/Case Management Division Is Internationally Accredited
Media Availability: First-Ever Forensic Explorers’ Program Wraps Up
HFSC Will Have Partial Shutdown February 28 to March 6
HFSC Terminates Multimedia Analyst Following Destruction of Case Notes
HFSC hosts delegation from Kazakhstan led by deputy justice minister
Houston Forensic Science Center
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