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302 p. ; 22 cm.
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270 p. ; 23 cm.
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online resource (286 pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm
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1 online resource (449 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • Forensic Science - Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Engineering for Justice - Introduction Forensic Examination of Trace Evidence Vibrational Spectroscopy for Forensic Applications Biosensors in Forensic Analysis Electrochemical Detection of Gunshot Residue for Forensic Analysis Imaging Techniques in Forensic Chemistry: Explosives, Drugs and Criminalistic Evidence Enzyme-Biomarkers for Forensic Analysis Proteomic Analysis for Forensic Applications Fabrication Approaches and Applications of Microfluidic Devices for Forensic Applications Forensic Biochemistry Introduction to Forensic Electrochemistry Recent Advances in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Forensic Analysis of Glass Evidence: Past, Present and Future UV-Visible Microspectroscopy and Its Application to Trace Evidence Injuries in Low Delta-V Accidents Forensic DNA Analysis DNA Damage and Repair in Forensic Applications Computational Forensics Death Anesthetic-Perioperative Drugs Related: Toxicological and Clinical Aspects Immunodiagnostics for the Detection of Drugs of Abuse on Banknotes Emerging Technologies for Chemical Analysis or Forensic Drug Intelligence Forensic Science - Conclusions and Perspectives.
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Concentrating on the natural science aspects of forensics, top international authors from renowned universities, institutes, and laboratories impart the latest information from the field. In doing so they provide the background needed to understand the state of the art in forensic science with a focus on biological, chemical, biochemical, and physical methods. The broad subject coverage includes spectroscopic analysis techniques in various wavelength regimes, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, electrochemical detection approaches, and imaging techniques, as well as advanced biochemical, DNA-based identification methods. The result is a unique collection of hard-to-get data that is otherwise only found scattered throughout the literature.
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1 online resource (397 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • About the editor vii List of contributors ix Foreword by Daniel A. Martell xxvii Series preface xxix 1 Introduction 1 Douglas H. Ubelaker 2 The practice of forensic sciences in Argentina 5 Luis Fondebrider & Luis Bosio 3 Australia 13 Stephen Cordner & Alastair Ross 4 Forensic sciences in Canada 29 Anny Sauvageau & Graham R. Jones 5 The Chilean Forensic Medical Service 39 Patricio Bustos Streeter & Marisol Intriago Leiva 6 Forensic science in Colombia 49 Andres Rodriguez Zorro & Aida Elena Constantin 7 Forensic science in Denmark 67 Niels Lynnerup & Steen Holger Hansen 8 The practice of forensic science in Egypt: a story of pioneering 73 Dina A. Shokry 9 The practice of forensic science in Estonia 83 Marika Vali, Ullar Lanno & Ivar Prits 10 History and current status of forensic science and medicine in Finland 95 Erkki Sippola & Pekka Saukko 11 Forensic medicine in France 105 Bertrand Ludes 12 Forensic medicine in Germany 115 W. Eisenmenger & O. Peschel 13 Forensic science in Hong Kong 121 Sheilah Hamilton & Philip Beh 14 The practice of forensic science in Hungary 135 Eva Keller Peter Sotonyi & Agnes Dosa 15 Forensic science in India 147 P.K. Chattopadhyay 16 Forensic sciences in Italy 155 Cristina Cattaneo Antonio Grande & Luigi Ripani 17 History and current status of forensic science in Japan 173 Hitoshi Maeda Takaki Ishikawa & Toshikazu Kondo 18 Forensic science in Korea 189 Heesun Chung Soong Deok Lee & Sikeun Lim 19 Forensic medicine in Libya 195 Fawzi Benomran 20 The practice of forensic science in Mexico 199 Mario Alva-Rodriguez & Rolando Neri-Vela 21 The Netherlands 217 Arian van Asten Wim Neuteboom Sijtze Wiersma & Zeno Geradts 22 History and current status of forensic science in Singapore 231 George Paul & Paul Chui 23 The history and current status of forensic science in South Africa 241 Herman Bernitz Michael Kenyhercz Burgert Kloppers Ericka Noelle L Abbe Gerard Nicholas Labuschagne Antonel Olckers Jolandie Myburgh Gert Saayman Maryna Steyn & Kyra Stull 24 Forensic science practice in Spain 261 Angel Carracedo & Luis Concheiro 25 Legal medicine and forensic science in Switzerland 267 Patrice Mangin & Pierre Margot 26 Forensic medicine and sciences in Turkey 279 Mete Korkut Gulmen & Cengiz Haluk Ince 27 Forensic medicine in the United Arab Emirates 289 Fawzi Benomran 28 Forensic science practice in the United States 301 Joseph Peterson & Matthew Hickman 29 Legal medicine and forensic science in Uruguay 335 Hugo Rodriguez Almada 30 Conclusions: global common themes and variations 351 Douglas H. Ubelaker Index 361.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118724163 20160802
The Global Practice of Forensic Science presents histories, issues, patterns, and diversity in the applications of international forensic science. Written by 64 experienced and internationally recognized forensic scientists, the volume documents the practice of forensic science in 28 countries from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Each country s chapter explores factors of political history, academic linkages, the influence of individual cases, facility development, types of cases examined, integration within forensic science, recruitment, training, funding, certification, accreditation, quality control, technology, disaster preparedness, legal issues, research and future directions. Aimed at all scholars interested in international forensic science, the volume provides detail on the diverse fields within forensic science and their applications around the world.
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xviii, 135 p. : ill.
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xx, 372 p. : ill.
  • Introduction The Evolution of Forensic Evidence Overview-A Unifying Paradigm of Forensic Science The Origin of Evidence-Divisible Matter and Transfer The Recognition of Physical Evidence Classification, Identification, and Individualization-Inference of Source Association and Reconstruction-Inference of Contact Good Field Practice-Processing a Crime Scene Good Laboratory Practice-Establishing Validity and Reliability Good Forensic Practice-Obligations of the Analyst Communicating Results-Where Science Meets the Law Ethics and Accountability-The Profession of Forensic Science.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781420036930 20160604
Expanding on ideas proposed by leading thinkers throughout the history of forensic science, Principles and Practice of Criminalistics: The Profession of Forensic Science outlines a logical framework for the examination of physical evidence in a criminalistics laboratory. The book reexamines prevailing criminalistics concepts in light of both technical and intellectual advances and provides a way of conceptualizing physical evidence from its origin through its interpretation. Conceptually, the book explains what forensic scientists do and discusses the philosophical and practical considerations that affect the conduct of their work. To be sure, some of the ideas challenge conventional wisdom on the subject, and as such, are bound to provoke discussion among members of the forensic community. Against this background, Principles and Practice of Criminalistics: The Profession of Forensic Science is a tremendously valuable reference for professionals involved in forensic science and other related fields.
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303 p. : ill ; 20 cm.
Forensic scientists apply scientific analysis in a legal context and play a vital role in solving crimes. Sometimes the collection of forensic evidence is the only way to establish or exclude an association between suspect and victim or crime scene, or to establish a likely order of events. Profiting from recent scientific developments and the advancement of technological equipment, forensic science is a rapidly evolving discipline that encompasses many sciences and the law. This dictionary covers in over 1300 entries the key concepts within forensic science, including a wide array of relevant specialist terms from areas such as chemistry, biology, anthropology, art, engineering, firearms, toolmarks, trace evidence, crime scene investigation, case history, biographies of investigators and criminals, as well as forensic computing. Ranging from crime scene to fibers and fluorescence to RAM, this new dictionary is the most up-to-date of its kind and is international in scope. Entry-level web links to online resources are listed and regularly updated on a companion website, expanding the scope of the dictionary and pointing to more in-depth supplementary material. Many entries are complemented by case examples (Dr Crippen, Mary Ann Cotton, etc.), figures, and photographs, which makes this A to Z an ideal reference for students of forensic science, as well as professionals and those with an interest in forensics.
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Green Library
Book
xxvi, 569 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Forensic Science-- The Crime Scene-- Trace and Contact Evidence-- Marks and Impressions-- The Forensic Examination of Documents-- Fire Investigation-- Explosions-- Firearms-- Drugs of Abuse-- Forensic Toxicology-- Alcohol Analysis-- The Analysis of Body Fluids-- Presentation of Expert Evidence in Court-- Subject Index.
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Forensic science has been variously described as fascinating, challenging and even frightening. If you have only a vague concept of what forensic science is, this book will provide the answer. Aimed at non-scientists, or those with limited scientific knowledge, Crime Scene to Court covers all three main areas of an investigation where forensic science is practised, namely the scene of the crime, the forensic laboratory and the court. Coverage includes details of how crime scene and forensic examinations are conducted in the United Kingdom, the principles of crime scene investigations and the importance of this work in an investigation, and courtroom procedures and the role of the expert witness. The latest methods and techniques used in crime scene investigation and forensic laboratories are reported, cases are presented to illustrate why and how examinations are performed to generate forensic evidence and there is a bibliography for each chapter which provides further material for those readers wishing to delve deeper into the subject. Ideal for those studying forensic science or law, the book is intended primarily for teaching and training purposes. However, anyone with a role in an investigation, for example police, crime scene investigators or indeed those called for jury service, will find this text an excellent source of information.
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Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
786 p.
  • Chemical Criminalistics The Forensic Examination of Fibres, R. Palmer Firearms, S. Charles, J. De Ceuster, P. De Smet, D. Laza, B. Nys The Forensic Examination of Marks, N. Levin Forensic Geology, R. Sugita, S. Suzuki, Y. Katsumata Paint and Glass, M. J. Bradley, A. L. Hobbs, D. M. Wright, R. D. Koons Drugs and Toxicology Drugs, J. Comparin Toxicology, S. C. Leung, W. M. Tam, W. C. Cheng, F. S. Y. Chan, C. W. Hung, T. T. Wong, B. K. O. Leung, W. S. Hui, W. S. Lee, W. L. Mak Electronic Evidence Forensic Audio and Visual Evidence, J. Bijhold, A. Ruifrok, M. Jessen, Z. Geradts, S. Ehrhardt, I. Alberink Digital Evidence, P. Reedy, B. Diplock, M. Dunlop Fire, Explosives, and Hazardous Materials Hazardous Materials: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear, P. Baines Environmental Forensic Science, J. A. Suggs, D. A. Love Analysis and Detection of Explosives and Explosives Residues, S. Doyle, G. Czarnopys Fire Scene and Fire Debris Analysis, G. Zadora, R. Borusiewicz Individual Evidence Biological Evidence and Forensic DNA Profiling, R. M. Fourney, A. N. DesRoches, J. L. Buckle Questioned Documents, T. Fritz, F. Partouche Fingermarks, Bitemarks and Other Impressions (Barefoot, Ears, Lips), A. Becue, C. Champod, P. A. Margot Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781439826591 20160605
Every three years, worldwide forensics experts gather at the Interpol Forensic Science Symposium to exchange ideas and discuss scientific advances in the field of forensic science and criminal justice. Drawn from contributions made at the latest gathering in Lyon, France, Interpol's Forensic Science Review is a one-source reference providing a comprehensive literature review of each of the subject areas. Divided into five sections spanning the spectrum of forensic analysis, the book begins with chemical criminalistics, starting with a chapter on the forensic examination of fibres. Next, it examines firearms and ballistics, toolmarks, footwear impressions, and other contact marks such as tire treads. A chapter on forensic geology includes related sciences such as palynology. The first section concludes with a review of articles concerning paint and glass and methods for analysis of these substances. The second section focuses on drugs and toxicology. It examines improvements in the detection and analysis of abused substances, highlighting tests that are faster, more discriminatory, more sensitive, and less costly, providing hundreds of references to various studies conducted worldwide. Shifting to an exploration of electronic evidence, the next section begins with forensic audio and visual evidence and then moves to digital evidence found on computers and telecommunication and electronic multimedia devices, an area that has exploded in technological progress since the last symposium. The fourth section of the book begins with a discussion of hazardous materials, including chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear substances. It discusses new developments in environmental forensic science, with an increased emphasis on the field work necessary in investigation as well as advice on suggested equipment and online educational resources. The section concludes with a discussion of the analysis and detection of explosives and explosive residues, as well as scientific methods applied to fire cause and fire debris analysis. Finally, the book focuses on individual identification. It examines biological evidence screening and advances in DNA profiling during the past three years and explores questioned documents with a discussion of ink analysis and handwriting. The book concludes with a survey of the literature concerning fingerprints, bitemarks, and other impressions. The international scope of contributions to this volume makes it the most comprehensive source of information in the field today. Supplemented by hundreds of references to periodicals, textbooks, internet sources, and the proceedings of various working groups, the book identifies trends and their potential effects on forensic science and creates bridges with the international forensic science community supporting Interpol's mission.
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1 online resource ([95] pages) : color illustrations
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286 p. : ill.
  • Contents listed alphabetically.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780849314575 20160528
Investigators, prosecutors, defense attorneys, professionals within the field of law enforcement, and other criminal justice personnel need to understand forensic terms when communicating with forensic scientists or interpreting forensic lab results. "Forensic Science - An Illustrated Dictionary" introduces commonly-used forensic terms, many of which are crucial to the interpretation and understanding of laboratory report findings. The field of forensics grew considerably since the publication of the previous version of this book, the Forensic Science Glossary. With the introduction of new procedures and methods of analysis, many new terms have emerged.This volume adds many of the new terms used in criminal court cases, forensic entomology, forensic psychiatry, crime scene reconstruction, and other forensic disciplines. The definitions and accompanying illustrations come from various domains including toxicology, drug chemistry, criminalistics, bioscience/DNA, firearms/ballistics, forensic pathology, and the legal system. The illustrations communicate the use of laboratory instruments, investigative techniques, and laboratory methods of analysis. These detailed definitions and illustrations are valuable references to students and nonscientific professionals including police investigators interpreting lab reports, court reporters, prosecutors and defense attorneys preparing for trial.John C. Brenner earned a B.S. in Health Care Administration from the University of Southern Illinois while serving full time in the U.S. Navy. Upon completion of his naval career he received an MS in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven. He is a member of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists (NEAFS). Mr. Brenner has spent 20 years as a forensic scientist with the New York State Police, and is trained in toxicology, serology, and DNA analysis. While providing testimony for more than 160 criminal court cases including homicides, rapes, blood assaults, burglaries, and DWIs, the author developed the idea for the first book, Forensic Science Glossary. Creating "Forensic Science - An Illustrated Dictionary" is one way of giving something back to the forensic community for the knowledge and experience he has gained working in the field of forensics.
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3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
  • CONTENTS: Accident Investigation (a) Aircraft. Accident Investigation (b) Motor vehicle (including biomechanics of injuries). Accident Investigation (c) Rail. Accident Investigation (d) Reconstruction. Accident Investigation (e) Airbag related injuries and deaths. Accident Investigation (f) Determination of cause. Accident Investigation (g) Driver versus passenger in motor vehicle collisions. Accident Investigation (h) Tachographs. Accreditation of Forensic Science Laboratories. Administration of Forensic Science (a) An international perspective. Administration of Forensic Science (b) Organisation of laboratories. Alcohol (a) Blood. Alcohol (b) Body fluids. Alcohol (c) Breath. Alcohol (d) Post-mortem. Alcohol (e) Interpretation. CONTENTS: Alcohol (f) Congener analysis. Analytical Techniques (a) Separation techniques. Analytical Techniques (b) Microscopy. Analytical Techniques (c) Spectroscopy. Analytical Techniques (d) Mass spectrometry. Anthropology: Archaeology. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (a) Overview. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (b) Morphological age estimation. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (c) Sex determination. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (d) Determination of racial affinity. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (e) Excavation/retrieval of forensic remains. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (f) Bone pathology and ante-mortem trauma in forensic cases. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (g) Skeletal trauma. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (h) Animal effects on human remains. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (i) Assessment of occupational stress. Anthropology: Skeletal Analysis (j) Stature estimation from the skeleton. Art and Antique Forgery and Fraud. Autoerotic Death. Basic Principles of Forensic Science. Biochemical Analysis (a) Capillary electrophoresis in forensic science. Biochemical Analysis (b) Capillary electrophoresis in forensic biology. Blood Identification. Blood Stain Pattern Analysis and Interpretation. Causes of Death (a) Post-mortem changes. Causes of Death (b) Sudden natural death. Causes of Death (c) Blunt injury. Causes of Death (d) Sharp injury. Causes of Death (e) Gunshot wounds. Causes of Death (f) Asphyctic deaths. Causes of Death (g) Burns and scalds. Causes of Death (h) Traffic deaths. Causes of Death (i) Systemic response to trauma. Causes of Death (j) Poisonings. Cheiloscopy. Clinical Forensic Medicine (a) Overview. Clinical Forensic Medicine (b) Defence wounds. Clinical Forensic Medicine (c) Self-inflicted injury. Clinical Forensic Medicine (d) Child abuse. Clinical Forensic Medicine (e) Sexual assault and semen persistence. Clinical Forensic Medicine (f) Evaluation of gunshot wounds. Clinical Forensic Medicine (g) Recognition of pattern injuries in domestic violence victims. Computer Crime. Credit Cards: Forgery and Fraud. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (a) Recording. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (b) Collection and chain of evidence. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (c) Recovery. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (d) Packaging. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (e) Preservation. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (f) Contamination. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (g) Fingerprints. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (h) Suspicious deaths. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (i) Major incident scene management. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (j) Serial and series crimes. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (k) Scene analysis/reconstruction. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (l) Criminal analysis. Crime-Scene Investigation and Examination (m) Decomposing and skeletonized cases. Criminal Profiling. Criminalistics. Detection of Deception. Disaster Victim Identification. DNA (a) Basic principles. DNA (b) RFLP. DNA (c) PCR. DNA (d) PCR-STR. DNA (e) Future analytical techniques. DNA (f) Paternity testing. DNA (g) Significance. DNA (h) Mitochondrial. Document Analysis (a) Handwriting. Document Analysis (b) Analytical methods. Document Analysis (c) Forgery and counterfeits. Document Analysis (d) Ink analysis. Document Analysis (e) Printer types. Document Analysis (f) Document dating. Drugs of Abuse (a) Blood. Drugs of Abuse (b) Body fluids. Drugs of Abuse (c) Ante-mortem. Drugs of Abuse (d) Post-mortem. Drugs of Abuse (e) Drugs and driving. Drugs of Abuse (f) Urine. Drugs of Abuse (g) Hair. Drugs of Abuse (h) Methods of analysis. Drugs of Abuse (i) Designer drugs. Dust. Ear Prints. Education, An International Perspective. Electronic Communication and Information. Entomology. Ethics. Evidence (a) Classification of evidence. Evidence (b)The philosophy of sequential analysis. Evidence (c) Statistical interpretation of evidence/Bayesian analysis. Expert Witnesses, Qualifications and Testimony. Explosives, Methods of Analysis. Facial Identification (a) The lineup, mugshot search and composite. Facial Identification (b) Photo image identification. Facial Identification (c) Computerized facial reconstruction. Facial Identification (d) Skull-photo superimposition. Facial Identification (e) Facial tissue thickness in facial reconstruction. Fibres (a) Types. Fibres (b) Transfer and persistence. Fibres (c) Recovery. Fibres (d) Identification and comparison. Fibres (e) Significance. Fingerprints (Dactyloscopy) (a) Visualisation. Fingerprints (Dactyloscopy) (b) Sequential treatment and enhancement. Fingerprints (Dactyloscopy) (c) Identification and classification. Fingerprints (Dactyloscopy) (d) Standards of proof. Fingerprints (Dactyloscopy) (e) Chemistry of print residue. Fire Investigation (a) Types of fire. Fire Investigation (b) Physics/Thermodynamics. Fire Investigation (c) Chemistry of fire. Fire Investigation (d) The fire scene. Fire Investigation (e) Evidence recovery. Fire Investigation (f) Fire scene patterns. Fire Investigation (g) The laboratory. Firearms (a) Types of weapons and ammunitions. Firearms (b) Range and penetration. Firearms (c) CS Gas. Firearms (df) Humane killing tools. Firearms (e) Laboratory analysis. Forensic Anthropology. Forensic Engineering. Forensic Nursing. Forensic Psycholinguistics. Forensic Toxicology (a) Overview. Forensic Toxicology (b) Methods of analysis - ante-mortem. Forensic Toxicology (c) Methods of analysis - post-mortem. Forensic Toxicology (d) Interpretation of results. Forensic Toxicology (e) Inhalants. Forensic Toxicology (f) Equine drug testing. Forgery and Fraud (a) Overview (including counterfeit currency). Forgery and Fraud (b) Auditing and accountancy. Gas Chromatography, Methodology in Forensic Sciences. Genetics (a) Serology. Genetics (b) DNA - statistical probability. Glass. Hair (a) Background. Hair (b) Hair transfer, persistence and recovery. Hair (c) Identification of human and animal hair. Hair (d) Microscopic comparison. Hair (e) Other comparison methods. Hair (f) Significance of hair evidence. Hair (g) DNA typing. Health and Safety (including Risk Assessment). History (a) Crime scene sciences. History (b) Fingerprint sciences. Identification/Individualization, Overview and Meaning. Investigative Psychology. Legal Aspects of Forensic Science. Lie Detection (Polygraph). Literature and the Forensic Sciences (a) Resources. Literature and the Forensic Sciences (b) Fiction. Microchemistry. Modus Operandi. Odontology. Offender Signature. Paints and Coatings: Commercial, Domestic and Automotive. Pathology (a) Overview. Pathology (b) Victim recovery. Pathology (c) Autopsy. Pathology (d) Preservation of evidence. Pathology (e) Post-mortem changes. Pathology (f) Post-mortem interval. Pattern Evidence (a) Footmarks (footwear). Pattern Evidence (b) Footmarks (bare footprints). Pattern Evidence (c) Shotgun ammunition on a target. Pattern Evidence (d) Tools. Pattern Evidence (e) Plastic bag striations. Pattern Evidence (f) Serial number. Pharmacology. Post-Mortem Examination, Procedures and Standards. Psychological Autopsies. Psychology and Psychiatry (a) Overview. Psychology and Psychiatry (b) Psychiatry. Psychology and Psychiatry (c) Psychology. Quality Assurance/Control. Serial Killing. Soil and Geology. Stalking. Statistical Interpretation of Evidence. Time Factor Analysis. Voice Analysis. Wildlife. Wood Analysis.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780122272158 20160528
"The Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences" is the first resource to provide comprehensive coverage of the core theories, methods, techniques, and applications employed by forensic scientists. One of the more pressing concerns in forensic science is the collection of evidence from the crime scene and its relevance to the forensic analysis carried out in the laboratory. The Encyclopedia will serve to inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker of their protocols, procedures, and limitations. The more than 200 articles contained in the Encyclopedia form a repository of core information that will be of use to instructors, students, and professionals in the criminology, legal, and law enforcement communities.It contains more than 200 articles written by international experts in the field. It outlines the most effective methods and techniques used in evidence collection, analysis, and investigation. It includes Further Reading lists in each article to allow easy access to the primary literature. It makes information easy to find with extensive cross-referencing (hyper-links in the electronic version), a complete index, and other aids to the reader. It includes a comprehensive glossary that defines nearly 900 forensic science terms. It provides many detailed photographs, figures, and tables to illustrate the text, plus color plate sections in each volume. The electronic version also available via ScienceDirect.
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Green Library
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174 p. ; 18 cm.
In forensics, there is often a difficulty conveying critical scientific terms to investigators, attorneys, juries, and even court reporters. Forensic Science Glossary is a single source reference that contains the spelling and definitions of commonly used terms found in forensic environments. This glossary of words and their meanings covers important areas of forensic science, including the relevant toxicology, documents, drug chemistry, criminalistics, ballistics, and DNA analysis. It is the first forensic glossary to integrate such a wide variety of topics.
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xx, 299 p. ; 27 cm.
  • Preface Introduction SECTION I: THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE 1 (1) - 1960 Criminal aspects of forensic science in Great Britain 4 (2) - 1964 Forensic science or sciences? 4 (4) - 1964 Shriving a science 5 (1) - 1965 A public image 5 (2) - 1965 Don't forget them in Swahililand 6 (2) - 1966 The vacant headquarters 9 (2a) - 1969 Six just men 9 (2b) - 1969 "A forensic scientist?" 13 (3) - 1973 I hold every man a debtor to his profession 14 (2) - 1974 Police perimeters - politics or planning 17 (4) - 1977 Theory and practice 20 (3) - 1980 Forensic Science - a broader basis 21 (1) - 1981 General practice in forensic science 24 (6) - 1984 Does forensic science have a future? 24 (6) - 1985 Does forensic science have a future? 25 (1) - 1985 But is it anything? 25 (1) - 1985 But is it anything? 25 (5) - 1985 Towards expert experts 26 (2) - 1986 Doctrine, Science, Belief, Evidence 26 (4) - 1986 The Forensic Science Society - a way forward? 26 (5) - 1986 All systems go? 27 (2) - 1987 Police productivity 29 (1) - 1989 Professional qualifications - a milestone 30 (5) - 1990 Brave New World 31 (2) - 1991 "Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher" 31 (4) - 1991 Forensic science on the quality track 32 (2) - 1992 But is this being professional? 32 (4) - 1992 Can we help you, sir? 33 (3) - 1993 Is this where the buck stops? 34 (1) - 1994 An expert what? 34 (2) - 1994 Quo vadis? 35 (1) - 1995 Does forensic science give value for money? 35 (3) - 1995 Rensacor 35 (4) - 1995 Lest we forget 36 (3) - 1996 Forensic futurology 36 (4) - 1996 Ambivalence - a problem for forensic science 37 (1) - 1997 Private or public 37 (3) - 1997 Jobs for the boys 38 (1) - 1998 Proactive forensic science 38 (4) - 1998 SOP or CPD, place your bets 39 (1) - 1999 Forensic apartheid? 39 (2) - 1999 Let me through, I'm a ummmm ... 39 (3) - 1999 Something nasty hiding ... 39 (4) - 1999 From Bach to Schoenberg 42 (2) - 2002 A professional body for forensic scientists 45 (1) - 2005 Professionalism - duties and privileges 45 (3) - 2005 Who guards the guards? 45 (4) - 2005 Everything changes and nothing is constant 47 (2) - 2007 Eight years on 47 (2) - 2007 Eight years on - Regulation of Forensic Physicians and the CRFP 47 (3) - 2007 CPD, an effective means of professional development ... or is it? 48 (1) - 2008 President of the Forensic Science Society 48 (3) - 2008 The forensic science regulator SECTION II: SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENTS AND RESEARCH 2 (2) - 1961 The individuality of human bloodstaining 3 (1) - 1962 A breakthrough in forensic science 4 (1) - 1963 Driving over the level 4 (1) - 1963 Science before the fact 5 (4b) - 1964 The price of road safety 6 (1) - 1965 Progress in research 7 (4) - 1966 Demanding scientific evidence 9 (4) - 1968 Computer control 11 (2) - 1971 The defeat of the tail-gater 11 (3) - 1971 The New Zealand approach 14 (1) - 1974 Back to basics 16 (3b) - 1976 An independent witness required 19 (4) - 1979 Publish or perish 22 (2) - 1982 But is it science ... 22 (3) - 1982 Hair today ... 25 (2) - 1985 On body fluid frequencies 26 (1) - 1986 Publish or perish revisited 27 (1) - 1987 Through the looking glass 29 (6) - 1989 The highest order common sense 30 (1) - 1990 Profile of the Nineties 30 (6) - 1990 Official publications 33 (4) - 1993 DNA or Abracadabra 36 (1) - 1996 To research or capitulate? 36 (2) - 1996 Fireproof DNA? 37 (4) - 1997 Where will all the forensic scientists go? 40 (1) - 2000 Wizards and gatekeepers at the roadside? 40 (3) - 2000 The consent of the governed 41 (1) - 2001 The use of material from the dead in forensic science research: is it lawful and is it ethical? 43 (1) - 2003 Hunting truffles 44 (1) - 2004 Reiterative justice? 45 (2) - 2005 Science & Justice - DNA and the courts 47 (4) - 2007 DNA - what's next? 48 (4) - 2008 Do we value research? 49 (1) - 2009 Lessons from the past 49 (2) - 2009 IRMS SECTION III: EVALUATION AND INTERPRETATION OF EVIDENCE 19 (3) - 1979 Away with the fuzz 23 (1) - 1983 Patience 23 (1a) - 1983 Statistics and forensic science - a fruitful partnership 23 (1b) - 1983 The probability of exclusion or likelihood of guilt of an accused: Paternity 23 (1c) - 1983 The probability of non-discrimination or likelihood of guilt of an accused: Criminal Identification 23 (1d) - 1983 What is the probability that this blood came from that person? A meaningful question? 23 (1e) - 1983 A frame of reference or Garbage in, Garbage out 23 (4) - 1983 On circumstantial evidence 26 (3) - 1986 Evaluation of associative physical evidence 26 (3a) - 1987 The use of statistics in forensic science. 26 (3b) - 1987 The use of statistics in forensic science. 28 (3) - 1988 Heads we win 37 (2) - 1997 Does justice require less precision than chemistry? 43 (2) - 2003 Sally Clark - a lesson for us all 44 (2) - 2004 Context-free forensic science 46 (1) - 2006 Lies, damn lies and statistics SECTION IV: EDUCATION IN FORENSIC SCIENCES 2 (1) - 1961 Research and teaching in forensic science 2 (1) - 1961 A preliminary survey of education and research in the forensic sciences in the United Kingdom 9 (1&2) - 1968 Education in forensic science 11 (1) - 1971 What is the future for the study and practice of the forensic sciences in Britain? 16 (2) - 1976 The Greeks had a word for it 44 (4) - 2004 Wither academic forensic science? 48 (2) - 2008 Educating the next generation 48 (4) - 2008 Educating the next generation. 48 (4) - 2008 Educating the next generation. 49 (1) - 2009 Educating the next generation. SECTION V: FORENSIC SCIENCE AND THE LAW 1 (2) - 1960 An expert witness looks at the courts 3 (2) - 1962 The design of law courts 6 (4) - 1965 Bowlers, brollies and bi-focals 8 (1) - 1967 The expert witness 8 (2) - 1967 Two encouraging cases 10 (1) - 1970 Law and order 12 (2) - 1972 There is a time to speak 12 (3) - 1972 Not Pygmalion likely 12 (4) - 1972 Where have all the lawyers gone? 13 (2) - 1973 An honest opinion 15 (3) - 1975 Modern times 16 (3a) - 1976 A camel is a horse ... 17 (2&3) - 1977 The four letter swear word 18 (3&4) - 1978 Not for the faint hearted 19 (2) - 1979 Preliminary hearings - just or unjust - justified or unjustified 20 (2) - 1980 The canons of expertise 24 (2) - 1984 Have you heard the one about ... 24 (5) - 1984 Master or servant? 25 (4) - 1985 Don't Panic 27 (4) - 1987 Philosophy and obligations of a state-funded forensic science laboratory 27 (5) - 1987 Answers are easy 29 (2) - 1989 Science and law, a marriage of opposites 34 (3) - 1994 The image of the scientist and the lawyer 38 (2) - 1998 The role of the forensic scientist in an inquisitorial system of justice 40 (2) - 2000 And what of the evidence! 41 (3) - 2001 The boundaries of expert evidence 41 (4) - 2001 Reform of the criminal justice system in England and Wales 42 (3) - 2002 Justice in a goldfish bowl 42 (4) - 2002 Gristle in the sausage ... 43 (3) - 2003 Coroners - what next for death investigation in England and Wales? 44 (3) - 2004 The Human Tissue Bill - an opportunity about to be missed? 46 (2) - 2006 All's fair in love and war SECTION VI: FORENSIC MEDICINE 5 (4a) - 1964 The smallest room but one 7 (3) - 1966 Decline and fall 10 (3) - 1970 How much specialisation in pathology can we afford? 12 (1) - 1972 "The six-and-a-half-year itch" 13 (4) - 1973 For action this day 14 (4) - 1974 Chair legs wanted 15 (2) - 1975 That muddy field 16 (1) - 1976 A national medico-legal service for Scotland 19 (1) - 1979 Sudden death of British nationals abroad - problem for pathologists, coroners and relatives 41 (2) - 2001 "Best value" in forensic pathology 42 (1) - 2002 Herding cats SECTION VII: AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY OF FORENSIC SCIENCE 9 (3) - 1968 Another Academy 15 (4) - 1975 International co-operation in forensic science 17 (1) - 1977 Crime in the cornfields 23 (2) - 1983 Reaching out 24 (1) - 1984 1984 and all that 27 (3) - 1987 Forensic science and the justice system in the late Twentieth Century 29 (4) - 1989 Echoes of Empire 30 (2) - 1990 A matter of choice 30 (4) - 1990 They threatened its life with a railway share 38 (3) - 1998 International forensic science 40 (4) - 2000 Courts, politicians and constitutions 46 (3) - 2006 It's a big World out there Index.
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Over the last half century, the science and practice of forensic science has undergone dramatic changes. Since the early 1960s the technological developments and their application to forensic science have been immense. Not only that, the application of science within a legal context and framework has developed enormously, as has the evaluation of the analytical results obtained. This unique text looks at the changes and challenges within forensic science over the last fifty years through a continuous diary of development witnessed by the editorials and relevant correspondence delivered through the UK Forensic Science Societies' journal Science and Justice (formally the Journal of the Forensic Science Society ). The editorials are divided into sections relating to the developments of forensic practice, the advancement of science, education, legal aspects, forensic science and medicine, the international dimension of forensic science and the interpretation and evaluation of evidence. The text and first two sections are set in context by an introductory chapter written by Professor Brian Caddy examining the future of forensic science. * A key text that traces the historical development of forensic science through reflective editorials published in the journal Science and Justice, and the Journal of the Forensic Science Society * Includes introductory chapter by Professor Brian Caddy * Divided into themed sections to reflect current commentary and debate.
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From the O. J. Simpson case to the current "CSI" TV series, more and more people are aware of and curious about the world of forensic science. Cynthia Holt takes that interest and directs it toward the literature that supports, and defines the study of how evidence is discovered at a crime scene, interpreted in a lab, and used in a court of law. Her bibliography, grouped by type of material, covers topics such as ballistics, DNA analysis, entomology, expert witnessing, and facial imaging/reconstruction, as well as contributions from academic fields such as anthropology, linguistics and engineering.
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