Donald Shelton, "Forensic Science in Court: Challenges in the Twenty First Century"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1442201886, 1442201878 | 196 pages | PDF | 7,1 MB
Forensic Science in Court explores the legal implications of forensic science–an increasingly important and complex part of the justice system. Judge Donald Shelton provides an accessible overview of the legal issues, from the history of evidence in court, to 'gatekeeper' judges determining what evidence can be allowed, to the 'CSI effect' in juries. The book describes and evaluates various kinds of evidence, including DNA, fingerprints, handwriting, hair, bite marks, tool marks, firearms and bullets, fire and arson investigation, and bloodstain evidence.