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Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology  
Dr. Anil Aggrawal's peer-reviewed journal.
Crime & Clues: The Art and Science of Criminal Investigation
This collection of articles covers various fields of forensic sciences.
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
The full text of articles from 1999 to the present.
Forensic Science Communications
A peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the FBI Laboratory. Back-issues available from 1999.
Forensic Technology Review
A single ongoing issue that covers the latest technologies, equipment and services available to forensic investigation teams worldwide.
IABPA Newsletter
The International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts newsletter is published quarterly from 2000.
I.J.D.E.: International Journal of Digital Evidence
IJDE is a forum for the publication and discussion of theory, research, policy, and practice in the rapidly changing field of digital evidence.  Submissions are peer reviewed.
In the Spotlight: Forensic Science
The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, through the National Criminal Justice Reference System has compiled this list of resources to help provide a basic foundation of knowledge in forensic science.
Indian Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
An official, peer-reviewed publication of the Indian Congress of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology (ICFMT). Topics are wide-ranging - from anthropology to .... "victimology".
Information Bulletin for Shoeprint/Toolmark Examiners
The Marks Working Group has published this information bulletin for its members since November 1995 presenting information of interest to mark examiners.
International Journal of Drug Testing
A multidisciplinary, refereed journal on the use of various biological specimens for evaluating exposure to psychoactive drugs.
National Forensic Journal

The National Forensic Journal is the scholarly journal of the National Forensic Association covering topcs related to communication and education (1983-2006).
The Forensic Examiner

Real experts, real cases, real science ...
The Open Forensic Science Journal

Bentham's.org web journal on a range of topics in forensic science, from summer 2008.
Scientific Testimony: An Online Journal
Various articles covering a wide range of forensic issues about the use of scientific evidence in legal proceedings.

Listed above: An alphabetical lists of journals and other publications that can be accessed from the Internet without subscription
Journals and Magazines Available on Subscription

AFTE Journal
A publication of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners.
American Journal of Clinical Pathology
The journal of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Articles on case reports, technical notes and reports of medicolegal practices.
American Journal of Physical Anthropology
The journal of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences
The journal of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences.
British Journal of Forensic Practice
A journal covering the issues of Personality, Social and Criminal Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Social Sciences, Mental Health, Behavioural Sciences and Criminology and criminal justice.
Bulletin of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists
The TIAFT Bulletin is a quarterly publication of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists.
Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal
The journal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science.
Digital Investigation
A journal for the academic community and practitioners interested in digital forensics.
Evidence Technology Magazine (currently disabled - being investigated as a possible malware site)
A publication that is dedicated to the technology of evidence.
Fingerprint Whorld

A publication of The Fingerprint Society.
Forensic Drug Abuse Advisor
The Forensic Drug Abuse Advisor (FDAA) is the only monthly newsletter written with the specific intent of keeping the reader up-to-date on the latest breaking scientific issues relating to drug testing and drug abuse.
Forensic Science International

An international journal dedicated to the applications of medicine and science for the administration of justice.
Forensic Science Review
The discipline of forensic science has nurtured many publications oriented toward research and case reports, also broad-based formal treatises. Rapid advances in forensic science have created a need for a review journal to bridge the gap between research-oriented journals and reference volumes.

Forensic Toxicology

The journal of the Japanese Association of Forensic Toxicology provides an international forum for publication of studies on toxic substances, drugs of abuse, doping agents, chemical warfare agents, and their metabolisms and analyses, which are related to laws and ethics.
Fraud Magazine
Since 1987, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has published Fraud Magazine, a bimonthly magazine devoted to timely, insightful articles on white-collar crime and fraud examination techniques.
Human Biology: The International Journal of Population Biology and Genetics
A world-wide forum for state-of-the-art ideas, methods, and techniques in the field, Human Biology focuses on genetics in its broadest sense ...
International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
The Journal is intended to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and information among professionals concerned with the interface of law and psychiatry.
International Journal of Legal Medicine
The Journal aims to improve the scientific armamentarium used in the elucidation of crime and related forensic applications at a high level of evidential proof.
International Journal of Mass Spectrometry
The journal invites papers in all fundamental aspects of mass spectrometry and ion processes, including instrumental developments and applications in biology, chemistry, geology and physics.

International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law: Forensic Linguistics
Founded in 1994, the International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on any aspect of forensic language, speech and audio analysis.
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis
The international Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis is devoted to the publication of qualitative and quantitative results relating to (amongst several others)  the environmental, geochemical, biological, medical, and forensic applications of analytical pyrolysis.
Journal of Analytical Toxicology
The  Journal is an international toxicology journal devoted to the timely dissemination of scientific communications concerning potentially toxic substances and drug identification, isolation, and quantitation.
Journal of Digital Forensic Practice
The Journal of Digital Forensic Practice is a knowledge resource for practitioners of digital investigation, digital forensic science, electronic fraud investigation, and cyber crime and cyber terror investigation and analysis.
Journal of Fire Sciences
The Journal of Fire Sciences is the leading journal reporting new developments in this technology. Each bimonthly issue publishes peer-reviewed articles by recognized specialists in this technology from around the world. The in-depth articles provide new science-based information useful in materials research and product development.

Journal of Forensic Accounting

The journal is an independent international forum for the publication of research dealing with the models and methodologies of investigative and forensic accounting, seeking to establish a balance between theoretical and empirical studies, and striving to foster practitioner-academic dialogue and collaboration.
Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine (Previously known as Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine)
The Journal  provides a forum for the rapid publication of topical articles on legal medicine and all clinical aspects of forensic medicine and related specialities. The Journal carries definitive reviews, original communications, hypotheses, learning points of important issues, offering critical analysis and scientific appraisal.
Journal of Forensic Document Examination
The Journal is a scientific peer-reviewed journal that publishes the latest research in motor control and graphic movement, continuing to provide scientific support for handwriting identification.
Journal of Forensic Economics
The Journal presents academic research pertaining to the application of economics to litigation matters.
Journal of Forensic Identification
The journal covers topics such as Daubert hearings, exhaustive case studies of closed criminal cases, minutes of IAI business meetings, air disaster identification articles, field evidence instructions, crime scene processing covering blood pattern interpretation and latent print identification articles, forensic photography field examples to DNA analysis studies.
Journal of Forensic Nursing
The Journal covers all facets of this multidisciplinary specialty: health care, law enforcement, legal issues, and forensic science. The journal features empirical studies, review and theoretical articles, methodological papers, and case studies. Topics include interpersonal violence (sexual assault, abuse, domestic violence); death investigation; legal and ethical issues; forensic psychiatric nursing; correctional nursing; social work; emergency and trauma.
Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice
The Journal is devoted to providing a forum for disseminating timely and practical developments to the forensic psychology practitioner and professional.
Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology
The Journal publishes in-depth case studies, current research and short articles on mental health, crime and the law. This acclaimed journal is essential to all serious psychiatric or legal collections.
Journal of Forensic Sciences

This peer-reviewed journal from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) provides the latest information on the many disciplines represented in forensic sciences and gives comprehensive coverage of a wide range of forensic issues including pathology and biology, toxicology, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, odontology, physical anthropology, jurisprudence, criminalistics, questioned documents, engineering sciences, and digital and multimedia sciences.
Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis
The JFVA is the official journal of the American Board of Vocational Experts, a professional association and credentialing body for forensic rehabilitation specialists working in the areas of vocational testimony, including issues related to life care planning, estimating lost earnings, and corresponding forensic issues.
Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling
The journal is an international journal of behavioural science contributions to criminal and civil investigations, for researchers and practitioners, also exploring the legal and jurisprudential implications of psychological and related aspects of all forms of investigation.
Journal of Legal Economics

An academic journal publishing analytical articles on economic damages in litigation settings.
Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners
The Journal, which is published twice a year, contains peer-reviewed articles related to the field of forensic document examination.
Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
The official bulletin journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
Journal of Molecular Spetroscopy
The Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy presents experimental and theoretical articles on all subjects relevant to molecular spectroscopy and its modern applications. An international medium for the publication of some of the most significant research in the field, the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy is an invaluable resource for astrophysicists, chemists, physicists, engineers, and others involved in molecular spectroscopy research and practice.
Journal of the National Association of Document Examiners
The journal publishes articles covering technical and legal issues in document examination,case studies, and research papers.
Legal and Criminological Psychology
Publishes papers in the field of psychology and law. Relevant topics include: victimology, policing and crime detection, crime prevention, management of offenders, mental health and the law, public attitudes to law, role of the expert witness, interviewing, and the impact of law on behaviour.
Legal Medicine
Subjects covered include forensic pathology, toxicology, odontology, anthropology, criminalistics, immunochemistry, hemogenetics and forensic aspects of biological science with emphasis on DNA analysis and molecular biology.
Medicine and Law: An International Journal
an international publication dealing with medico legal issues. Articles, court decisions, and legislation on medical law, forensic medicine, sexology and law, psychiatry and law, psychology and law, dentistry and law, nursing law, pharmaceutical law, medical ethics, clinical criminology, drugs, alcohol, child abuse, medical experimentation, genetic engineering, organ transplantation, abortion, contraception, sterilization, euthanasia, religion, AIDS, etc.
Medicine, Science and the Law
The official journal of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences is published quarterly. Each issue contains original papers of interest to lawyers, doctors and scientists. Included in addition are book reviews, letters to the editor, abstracts of recent relevant reports and other material of interest to members of the Academy and others concerned with its objects.
Palynology
A peer-reviewed journal from the Palynological Society.

Science & Justice

Science & Justice provides a forum to promote communication and publication of original articles, reviews and correspondence on subjects that spark debates within the Forensic Science Community and the criminal justice sector. The journal provides a medium whereby all aspects of applying science to legal proceedings can be debated and progressed.

Listed above: An alphabetical list of journals and other publications that require the reader to subscribe and pay for the accessed material. Some of the publications are available as hard copy only.
 
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