Science versus Crime, 1st Edition

  • Max M. Houck
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  • ISBN-10: 1438118872
  • ISBN-13: 9781438118871
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Science versus Crime provides an insider's look at how crimes are solved with the help of forensic science. Offering students a peek at the many investigations that have revolutionized this field of study, this new book explores the pioneers of forensic science, how evidence is collected and analyzed, the science of DNA, fingerprinting, and more. Written by a well-respected forensic scientist with extensive experience in this field, this fascinating volume covers the important cases and procedures that govern scientific evidence: testimony, admissibility hearings, and how the law and scientific evidence intersect in a courtroom. Science versus Crime is an essential book for middle- and high-school students, providing them with a thorough understanding of what forensic science is and how it can assist in crime fighting.