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Interpreting Evidence : Evaluating Forensic Science in the Courtroom (Paperback) (Bernard Robertson & G.

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This book explains the correct logical approach to analysis of forensic scientific evidence. The focus is on general methods of analysis applicable to all forms of evidence. It starts by explaining the general principles and then applies them to issues in DNA and other important forms of scientific evidence as examples. Like the first edition, the book analyses real legal cases and judgments rather than hypothetical examples and shows how the problems perceived in those cases would have been solved by a correct logical approach. The book is written to be understood both by forensic scientists preparing their evidence and by lawyers and judges who have to deal with it. The analysis is tied back both to basic scientific principles and to the principles of the law of evidence. This book will also be essential reading for law students taking evidence or forensic science papers and science students studying the application of their scientific specialisation to forensic questions.

Number of Pages: 197
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Bernard Robertson & G. A. Vignaux & Charles E. H. Berger
Language: English
Street Date: September 19, 2016
TCIN: 51771345
UPC: 9781118492482
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-8298
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