April 15, 2020
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History of Forensic Anthropology
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First forensic case - Parkman Murder at Harvard
Dwight publishes "The Identification of the Human Skeleton: A medico-Legal Study"
Hrdlicka establishes the American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Hrdlicka establishes the American Association of Physical Anthropology
Krogman publishes "Guide to the Identification of Human Skeletal Material"
Krogman authors the first forensic anthropology textbook: "The Human Skeleton in Forensic Medicine"
Formation of the physical anthropology section at AAFS
Kerley establishes the American Board of Forensic Anthropology
Bass establishes the Anthropological Research Facility at UTK
Maxwell Museum of Documented Skeletal Collection is established at UNM
The decomposition facility at Western Carolina University opens
The Forensic Anthropology Research Facility opens at TSU, San Marcos
First attempt at cranial/photograph comparison in a legal context
Trotter and Glesler publish new stature formulae
Brues publishes "Identification of Skeletal Remains"
Stewart publishes "Essentials of Forensic Anthropology"
Todd publishes on pubic symphyseal changes
Formation of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team
The Central Identification Lab is established
The Luetgert Trial
Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmacuticals Inc.
Suchey-Brook methods on pubis symphysis
İşcan et al. - age estimation from ribs
Meindl & Lovejoy publish on ectocranial sutute closure to estimate age
Phenice publishes on sex estimation based on pubis
Fordisc becomes available
American Academy of Forensic Sciences is founded
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