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Methods of forensic science.

Methods of forensic science.

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Published by Interscience Publishers in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by A.S. Curry.
ContributionsCurry, Alan Stewart.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,369p.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14364185M

Understanding the scientific method, as it is applied in forensic science, will help legal professionals make informed decisions about what to allow into court, and what weight should be applied to the evidence by the trier of fact. How does science underpin the forensic sciences and their disciplines? The answer isn’t a simple one. Based on papers presented at the Serological Methods in Forensic Science Technical Workshop, held in Miami, Fla., Oct. , Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

The book provides an excellent, vivid and comprehensible introduction into the world of stable isotope science and analytics. Compared to the first edition, the aspects of quality control and assurance in the analysis of stable isotopes in general, and forensic application in particular, are now taking much more room. Forensic science has become increasingly important within contemporary criminal justice, from criminal investigation through to courtroom deliberations, and an increasing number of agencies and individuals are having to engage with its contribution to contemporary justice. This Handbook aims to provide an authoritative map of the landscape of forensic science within the criminal .

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications provides an accessible and practical approach to the key areas involved in this developing subject. The book contains case studies throughout the text that take the reader from the field, to the lab analysis to the court room, giving a complete insight into the path of forensic evidence and demonstrating how current techniques can be . Explore the methods underpinning forensic science, from crime scene investigation to reporting evidential value within a case. The course addresses four major evidence types: drugs of abuse, DNA, firearms and impression evidence, and discusses these through the exploration of a case-based scenario presented across a six-week modular framework.


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