Forensic Science Reform

Written By Wendy J Koen
Forensic Science Reform
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 December 2016
  • ISBN : 012802738X
  • Pages : 392 pages
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Download or read book entitled Forensic Science Reform by author: Wendy J Koen which was release on 16 December 2016 and published by Academic Press with total page 392 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Forensic Science Reform: Protecting the Innocent is written for the nonscientist to help make complicated scientific information clear and concise enough for attorneys and judges to master. This volume covers physical forensic science, namely arson, shaken baby syndrome, non-accidental trauma, bite marks, DNA, ballistics, comparative bullet lead analysis, fingerprint analysis, and hair and fiber analysis, and contains valuable contributions from leading experts in the field of forensic science. Offers training for prosecuting attorneys on the present state of the forensic sciences in order to avoid reliance on legal precedent that lags decades behind the science Provides defense attorneys the knowledge to defend their clients against flawed science Arms innocence projects and appellate attorneys with the latest information to challenge convictions that were obtained using faulty science Uses science-specific case studies to simplify issues in forensic science for the legal professional Offers a detailed overview of both the failures and progress made in the forensic sciences, making the volume ideal for law school courses covering wrongful convictions, or for undergraduate courses on law, legal ethics, or forensics

Forensic Science Reform

Forensic Science Reform
  • Author : Wendy J Koen,C. Michael Bowers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-16
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Forensic Science Reform: Protecting the Innocent is written for the nonscientist to help make complicated scientific information clear and concise enough for attorneys and judges to master. This volume covers physical forensic science, namely arson, shaken baby syndrome, non-accidental trauma, bite marks, DNA, ballistics, comparative bullet lead analysis, fingerprint analysis, ...

Crime Lab Report

Crime Lab Report
  • Author : John M. Collins
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Crime Lab Report compiles the most relevant and popular articles that appeared in this ongoing periodical between 2007 and 2017. Articles have been categorized by theme to serve as chapters, with an introduction at the beginning of each chapter and a description of the events that inspired each article. The author concludes ...

Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony

Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony
  • Author : Paul Roberts,Michael Stockdale
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Forensic science evidence plays a pivotal role in modern criminal proceedings. Yet such evidence poses intense practical and theoretical challenges. It can be unreliable or misleading and has been associated with miscarriages of justice. In this original and insightful book, a global team of prominent scholars and practitioners explore the ...

The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions

The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions
  • Author : Wendy J Koen,C. Michael Bowers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Wrongful convictions are the result of faulty or false scientific evidence in 50% of the cases. Defense counsel is often at a great disadvantage in defending against evidence based on science. Illusory Evidence: The Psychology and Sociology of Wrongful Convictions is written for the non-scientist, to make complicated scientific information clear ...

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Author : Marvin Zalman,Julia Carrano
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-30
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible ...

Pioneers in Forensic Science

Pioneers in Forensic Science
  • Author : Kelly M. Pyrek
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-15
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : This book highlights the contributions of leading forensic science practitioners, iconic figures who have been integral in both establishing current scientific and medicolegal practices and innovative evidence collection, testing, and analysis methods. Such professionals include Henry Lee, Michael Baden, William Bass, Jay Siegel, John Butler, Cyril Wecht, Vincent Di Maio, ...

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Author : Marvin Zalman,Julia Carrano
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-30
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible ...

Forensic Science Under Siege

Forensic Science Under Siege
  • Author : Kelly Pyrek
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Forensic science laboratories' reputations have increasingly come under fire. Incidents of tainted evidence, false reports, allegations of negligence, scientifically flawed testimony, or - worse yet - perjury in in-court testimony, have all served to cast a shadow over the forensic sciences. Instances of each are just a few of the ...

Pioneers in Forensic Science

Pioneers in Forensic Science
  • Author : Kelly M. Pyrek
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-07
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : This book highlights the contributions of leading forensic science practitioners, iconic figures who have been integral in both establishing current scientific and medicolegal practices and innovative evidence collection, testing, and analysis methods. Such professionals include Henry Lee, Michael Baden, William Bass, Jay Siegel, John Butler, Cyril Wecht, Vincent Di Maio, ...

Policing in an Age of Reform

Policing in an Age of Reform
  • Author : James J. Nolan,Frank Crispino,Timothy Parsons
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : This book tackles the contentious issue of policing in an age of controversy and uncertainty. It is a timely book written by police scholars — predominantly former practitioners from Europe, Australia and North America — who draw from their own research and operational experiences to illuminate key issues relating to police reform ...

Turning the Investigation on the Science of Forensics

Turning the Investigation on the Science of Forensics
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 87
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Read online Turning the Investigation on the Science of Forensics written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, published by which was released on 2013. Download full Turning the Investigation on the Science of Forensics Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Improving Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System

Improving Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 125
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Read online Improving Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary, published by which was released on 2012. Download full Improving Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Global Practice of Forensic Science

The Global Practice of Forensic Science
  • Author : Douglas H. Ubelaker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-12-24
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : The Global Practice of Forensic Science presents histories,issues, patterns, and diversity in the applications ofinternational forensic science. Written by 64 experienced andinternationally recognized forensic scientists, the volumedocuments the practice of forensic science in 28 countries fromAfrica, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Eachcountry’s chapter explores factors of political history,academic ...

Forensic Science in the Media

Forensic Science in the Media
  • Author : C. Michael Bowers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-01
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Forensic Science in the Media: Agendas and Conflicts is a result of the overwhelming and polarized public response to the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer. This effort is a sharp and current look into parts of forensic science and its interlinked partner, the US criminal justice system. The parts connected ...

Forensic Science

Forensic Science
  • Author : Suzanne Bell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 012802738X
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Summary : Covering a range of fundamental topics essential to modern forensic investigation, the fifth edition of the landmark text Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques presents contributions and case studies from the personal files of experts in the field. In the fully updated 5th edition, Bell combines these ...