Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Forensics (Fors) publishes original articles in English covering the entire fields of forensic science such as Forensic Anthropometry, Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic DNA Analysis, Art Forensics, Computational Forensics, Criminalistics, Biological Evidence, Trace Evidence, Fingerprints, Footwear Impressions, Tire Tracks Impressions, Controlled Substances, Firearms and Tool Mark Examination, Digital Forensics, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Aerial Photography, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Archaeology, Forensic Botany, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Dactyloscopy, Document Examination, Forensic Engineering, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Geology, Forensic Geomorphology, Forensic Geophysics, Forensic Intelligence, Forensic Interviews, Forensic Immunology, Forensic Linguistics, Forensic Meteorology, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Optometry, Forensic Pathology, Forensic Podiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Serology, Forensic Social Work, Criminal Justice, Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Video Analysis, Mobile Device Forensics, Wildlife Forensic Science, Blood Spatter Analysis, Forensic Law and Medicolegal.



Forensic Case reports can be accepted although it is limited to 1 report per issue and will be evaluated by three (3) reviewers. Reports which are of importance and unique will only be accepted for publication.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editorial Board and two reviewers. The review comments are solicited within a period of 3-4 weeks. Decisions regarding the publication of a manuscript will be based on the Board's recommendations. The manuscript will be evaluated based on its appropriateness for Forensics, contribution to the discipline, cogency of analysis, conceptual breadth, clarity of presentation and technical adequacy. The authors are conveyed about the decision on the manuscript and if there is a chance of resubmission with corrections, the authors are given a maximum time period of one month. Failure to comply with reviewers comments may result in rejection.

Manuscripts submitted by members of the journal's Editorial Board are subjected to the same review procedure.



Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.