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Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences

The clash of the scientific and legal cultures in the courtroom, though theoretically directed at finding the truth, is marked by tension. Forensic science — science applied to the legal … 1021 View
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The Need for Scientific Literacy in the Legal Community

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Introduces the book by discussing the need for scientific literacy in the legal community, and the important role that science can play in the courtroom. 9 $0.90 Add
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Forensic Experts in the Criminal Justice System

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Discusses the role of forensic experts in the criminal justice system, focusing on issues including identifying and retaining a "good" expert, the importance of ensuring effective … 13 $1.30 Add
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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

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Discusses bloodstain pattern analysis, providing a thorough overview of the science of bloodstain pattern analysis, as well as its role in criminal cases. The chapter also provides a case study … ; 36 $3.60 Add
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Fire Investigation

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Discusses fire investigation, beginning with an overview of the science of fire investigation, which is used to determine fire cause and other details. Common misconceptions of arson … ; 55 $5.50 Add
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Forensic Anthropology

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Discusses forensic anthropology, beginning with an overview of the science of forensic anthropology, which is used to identify the biological profile and provide trauma analysis. The role of the … ; 57 $5.70 Add
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Forensic Biology and DNA

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Discusses forensic biology and DNA, providing an overview of the science of forensic biology and DNA. The role of the forensic biologist in criminal cases is also explained, and legal context is given. ; ; 55 $5.50 Add
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Forensic Botany

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Explores forensic botany, which refers to the scientific use of plants and plant parts in legal cases. The science of forensic botany is discussed, and the role of the forensic botanist in … ; 21 $2.10 Add
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Forensic Document Examination

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Discusses forensic document examination, explaining the science of forensic document examination and its usefulness with handwriting comparisons. The chapter also describes the role of the … ; 42 $4.20 Add
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Forensic Entomology

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Discusses forensic entomology, which is the study of the carrion insects associated with a dead body. The chapter begins with an overview of the science of forensic entomology and what it can … ; ; 28 $2.80 Add
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Forensic Nursing

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Discusses forensic nursing, focusing on the science of forensic nursing, as well as the methods used in forensic nursing. Key concepts addressed by forensic nurse examiners are also described, … ; 49 $4.90 Add
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Forensic Odontology

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Discusses forensic odontology, focusing on its use in criminal cases. Its use for person identification is highlighted, as is the importance of bitemark evidence. Legal context is also given. ; 50 $5.00 Add
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Forensic Pathology

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Discusses forensic pathology, beginning with an overview of the science of forensic pathology, touching on areas of forensic pathology relevant to criminal cases including post-mortem findings in … ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; 43 $4.30 Add
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Forensic Toxicology — Alcohol and Drugs

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Discusses forensic alcohol and drug toxicology, focusing on the science of forensic alcohol and drug toxicology and specifically considering breath and blood alcohol testing and forensic … ; ; 54 $5.40 Add
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Glossary

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Provides a glossary of terms relevant to this book. 50 $5.00 Add