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Afterword

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 277 words.

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Crime scene management and forensic investigation

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 3860 words.

‘Crime scene management and forensic investigation’ shows how the actions of police at a crime scene can affect the availability and efficacy of forensic tests later in the investigation....

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DNA: identity, relationships, and databases

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 4742 words.

‘DNA: identity, relationships, and databases’ looks at the biological basis of DNA profiling and how DNA is analysed and interpreted in different case types. DNA evidence is useful because...

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Drugs: identifying illicit substances

Jim Fraser.

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 4458 words.

‘Drugs: identifying illicit substances’ provides an overview of the range and complexity of forensic drug examination. Without accurate identification of suspected drugs, the law cannot be...

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Forensic Science

Jim Fraser.

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 160 pages.

Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction introduces the concept of forensic science and explains how it is used in the investigation of crime. In forensic science, a criminal case can...

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Investigating crime

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 2391 words.

‘Investigating crime’ explores how the police investigate criminal activity, setting out the procedures and principles involved and how forensic science provides them with answers. A crime...

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Laboratory examination: search, recovery, and analysis

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 4607 words.

‘Laboratory investigation: search, recovery and analysis’ outlines the various stages of recovering, documenting, and analysing evidence. The first stage of a laboratory investigation is...

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MONAHAN, Erwin James (<i>born</i> 1957), writer; columnist, Guardian, since 1998

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; Law; Criminal Investigation and Detection; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 144 words.

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Prints and marks: more ways to identify people and things

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 5242 words.

‘Prints and marks: more ways to identify people and things’ outlines the examinations and evaluation of marks evidence (such as fingerprints and shoe marks). Marks evidence can often be...

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Science and justice

in Forensic Science

February 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Investigation and Detection. 1981 words.

‘Science and justice’ investigates the relationship between the universal nature of science, and the local nature of the law. Forensic evidence is often presented in the courtroom by expert...

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