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International Forensic Science and Investigation

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  1. Forensic Metrology

    Scientific Measurement and Inference for Lawyers, Judges, and Criminalists

    By Ted Vosk, Ashley F. Emery

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Forensic metrology is the application of scientific measurement to the investigation and prosecution of crime. Forensic measurements are relied upon to determine breath and blood alcohol and drug concentrations, weigh seized drugs, perform accident reconstruction, and for many other applications....

    Published September 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. The Neuroscience of Handwriting

    Applications for Forensic Document Examination

    By Michael P. Caligiuri, Linton A. Mohammed

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    The Daubert trilogy of U.S. Supreme Court cases has established that scientific expert testimony must be based on science grounded in empirical research. As such, greater scrutiny is being placed on questioned document examination generally, and handwriting comparison in particular. Bridging the...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Firearms, the Law, and Forensic Ballistics, Third Edition

    By Tom Warlow

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    While gun design has undergone only minimal change over the centuries, investigative tools surrounding firearm use have grown significantly in sophistication. Now in its third edition, Firearms, the Law, and Forensic Ballistics has been updated to reflect recently published research and new...

    Published November 17th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Forensic Investigation of Explosions, Second Edition

    Edited by Alexander Beveridge

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Now in its second edition, Forensic Investigation of Explosions draws on the editor’s 30 years of explosives casework experience, including his work on task forces set up to investigate major explosives incidents. Dr. Alexander Beveridge provides a broad, multidisciplinary approach, assembling the...

    Published November 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Bitemark Evidence

    A Color Atlas and Text, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert B.J. Dorion

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Experts in the field of bitemark evidence confront complexities ranging from the identification and collection of evidence, to microscopic analysis, to legal implications and courtroom admissibility. Now in its second edition, Bitemark Evidence reflects the knowledge, training, experience, opinions...

    Published March 16th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic Scientists

    By James Michael Curran

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Statistical methods provide a logical, coherent framework in which data from experimental science can be analyzed. However, many researchers lack the statistical skills or resources that would allow them to explore their data to its full potential. Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic...

    Published July 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science

    By Robin T. Bowen

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    While we would like to believe that forensic science professionals are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have moral compasses as varied as those of any individual you may know. They confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others...

    Published December 17th 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Forensic Epidemiology

    By Steven A. Koehler, Peggy A. Brown

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    After 9/11, forensic epidemiology emerged as a leading investigative tool, partnering public health officers with law enforcement like never before. Based on the authors’ first-hand experience, Forensic Epidemiology brings to light the vast amounts of information collected by medical examiners that...

    Published August 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  9. Scientific Method

    Applications in Failure Investigation and Forensic Science

    By Randall K. Noon

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Most failure or accident investigations begin at the end of the story: after the explosion, after the fire has been extinguished, or after the collapse. In many instances, information about the last event and the starting event is known reasonably well. Information about what occurred between these...

    Published April 27th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Forensic Science in Wildlife Investigations

    Edited by Adrian Linacre

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    The range of species that fall within the realm of wildlife crimes is extensive, ranging from ferns and orchids to bald eagles and great whales. Solving these crimes is rarely dependent on the testimony of witnesses or victims. An ever-increasing number of research groups are applying scientific...

    Published March 12th 2009 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Forensic Examination of Fibres, Third Edition
    By James R. Robertson, Claude Roux, Ken Wiggins
    To Be Published August 15th 2015

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