Open Science Research Excellence

ICAJ 2020 : International Conference on Administration of Justice

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
February 6 - 7, 2020

Call for Papers

ICAJ 2020 : International Conference on Administration of Justice is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Administration of Justice. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Admissibility, expression and use of forensic evidence in courts
  • The nature and purpose of proof in the administration of justice
  • The scope and reliability of the forensic sciences and their place and influence within the administration of justice.
  • Foundations and principles guiding reform of the law of evidence in developed and developing nations.
  • The role and influence of scientific, moral, cultural, religious and political values on proof in the administration of justice.
  • The requirements and standards set by law for proof in investigation, trial, appeal and review.
  • Problems and developments in particular fields of forensic science, such as DNA evidence, fingerprint evidence and the cognitive sciences.
  • Expression of forensic evidence at trial and its combination with other evidence in determining facts in litigation.
  • Processes for ensuring the reliable use of forensic evidence during investigation.
  • Recent and future advances in forensic evidence
  • Processes for ensuring the reliable use of forensic evidence at trial, such as assurances of transparency, formulating strict standards for admissibility, permitting court appointed experts and further appeals against conviction.
  • Law, Legal, Forensic Science and Statistics
  • Evaluating evidence of emerging analytical technologies
  • Epidemiological evidence and the law
  • Education of methods for evidence interpretation
  • Communication between lawyers and experts
  • Legal versus scientific reasoning
  • Quantifying evidential value
  • DNA mixture interpretation
  • Interpretation at activity level
  • Combining evidence
  • Statistical and logical methods in law, legal and forensic sciences
  • Deciding under uncertainty
  • Statistics as evidence
  • DNA profiling, fingerprint and illicit drug analysis, and analysis of large digital datasets for intelligence purposes
  • Law enforcement and the justice system
  • Interdisciplinary technical developments and applications in biological, physical, chemical and digital forensic disciplines