Forensic Science eBook (4e) : 9781292088235

Forensic Science eBook (4e)

Jackson / Jackson / Mountain / Brearley
 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9781292088235
ISBN 10
 
1292088230
Published
 
07/09/2016
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$65.00
 
 
 
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About the book

This book is the perfect starting point for any newcomer to the field of forensic science. It examines the entire process of conducting forensic science, from the collection of evidence at the crime scene, through the examination and evaluation of that evidence, to the presentation of scientific findings in court. The book is scientifically rigorous but written in a friendly and engaging style making it the ideal companion for undergraduate students beginning a forensic science course; as background for MSc students; as a reference for related professions such as lawyers or police officers; or simply for the casual reader who wants to learn more about this fascinating area.

Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to forensic science



Chapter 2: The crime scene



Chapter 3: Trace and contact evidence



Chapter 4: Trace and contact evidence Part II: Fingerprints and other marks and impressions



Chapter 5: The examination of body fluids, including bloodstain pattern analysis



Chapter 6: The analysis of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA): DNA profiling



Chapter 7: Forensic toxicology and drugs of abuse



Chapter 8: Questioned documents



Chapter 9: Firearms



Chapter 10: Fires



Chapter 11: Explosions and explosives



Chapter 12: The recovery and forensic examination of human remains



Chapter 13: Statistics and the analysis, interpretation and evaluation of evidence



Chapter 14: Forensic science in court

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