Journal of Forensic Sciences

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Passwords will be provided to Fellows, Members, Associate Members, Trainee Affiliates, and only to those Student Affiliates who have paid for a Journal of Forensic Sciences subscription. This a secured section of the website and provides access to the Journal of Forensic Sciences.

If you already have a password and are having difficulties logging in or are receiving an error message, please contact Sonya Bynoe (email to: at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences office.

Don't have an e-mail address listed with AAFS? Click here. (email to AAFS will send you a secure password, and you will be given the option to add your e-mail address to the AAFS database. Remember, you must be an AAFS member to receive a password.

Interested in becoming an AAFS member? Click here.

Blackwell Publishing, Inc. is the official publisher of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. The former publisher, ASTM, has digitized the full text of all back issues (1972 - 2005) to include approximately 7,000 papers. ASTM will be offering the following options for access to the back issues:

  • Annual subscription for online access: $410 for institutions and $265 for individuals.
  • Download individual articles without a subscription: $25 per article.
  • DVD: $695 (pre-publication price that ended December 31, 2005). The DVD contains the entire collection from 1972 through 2005, approximately 7,000 papers and 195 issues. It is full text searchable (not just title, abstract, keywords, etc., but the entire full text of the papers.) Members may order it by going to

    If you have any questions regarding an annual subscription, the DVD, or individual article downloads, please contact:
    ASTM Customer Service
    Phone: 610-832-9585
    Fax: 610-832-9555

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The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences. 


This is a secured section of the website and provides access to the Journal of Forensic Sciences, as well as the online directory of members and affiliates. Click here to log in.

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