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  1. Scientific Foundations of Crime Scene Reconstruction

    Introducing Method to Mayhem

    By Jon J. Nordby, Ph.D.

    Philosophers of science have long used reconstructive reasoning to develop historical explanations covering the origins of natural phenomenon. The application of the scientific method is a powerful tool for solving crimes through reconstruction of the events. Scientific Foundations of Crime Scene...

    Published December 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Forensic Engineering Fundamentals

    By Harold Franck, Darren Franck

    Forensic engineers often specialize in a particular area such as structures, fires, or accident reconstruction. However, the nature of the work often requires broad knowledge in the interrelated areas of physics, chemistry, biomechanics, and engineering. Covering cases as varied as assessment of...

    Published December 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Racial Profiling

    They Stopped Me Because I'm ------------!

    By Michael L. Birzer

    Many racial minority communities claim profiling occurs frequently in their neighborhoods. Police authorities, for the most part, deny that they engage in racially biased police tactics. A handful of books have been published on the topic, but they tend to offer only anecdotal reports offering...

    Published November 13th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Child Abuse and its Mimics in Skin and Bone

    By B. G. Brogdon, Tor Shwayder, Jamie Elifritz

    Of all children reported to child protective services for suspected maltreatment in any form, the percentage of substantiated cases of actual physical abuse is quite small. There are a number of dermatological or radiologically demonstrable musculoskeletal lesions that have been, or could be...

    Published September 19th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Dangerous People

    Policy, Prediction, and Practice

    Edited by Bernadette McSherry, Patrick Keyzer

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Experienced legal academics and mental health professionals explore the current approaches to “dangerousness” and preventive detention. The defining characteristics of those deemed dangerous by society vary according to culture, place, and time, and the contributors to this text have gathered to...

    Published July 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Criminal Law, Procedure, and Evidence

    By Walter P. Signorelli

    Constitutional principles are the foundation upon which substantive criminal law, criminal procedure law, and evidence laws rely. The concepts of due process, legality, specificity, notice, equality, and fairness are intrinsic to these three disciplines, and a firm understanding of their...

    Published January 5th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, Third Edition

    Edited by Ann M. Peterson, Lynda Kopishke

    Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. First published in 1997, Legal...

    Published February 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Forensic Science

    Edited by Jim Fraser, Robin Williams

    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...

    Published June 30th 2009 by Willan

  9. Dealing with DNA Evidence

    A Legal Guide

    By Andrei Semikhodskii

    Giving the reader an in-depth understanding of DNA evidence in criminal practice, this text explains in clear language how DNA evidence is obtained and how it can be successfully challenged in court to minimize its impact or even dismiss it completely. Since it first entered the criminal legal...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. The Art and Practice of Court Administration

    By Alexander B. Aikman

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The Art and Practice of Court Administration explores the context in which court administration is practiced and identifiesthe qualities and skills court administrators need. Divided into two major parts, part one covers the history of the field and how courts are organized, environmental...

    Published December 14th 2006 by CRC Press