Forensic Science, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587654504
  • ISBN-13: 9781587654503
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1096 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Covers theories, techniques, and applications of the various forensic sciences. Includes specific types of investigations; both general and specific investigative techniques; specialized equipment; and types of evidence. Examines aspects of chemical and biological agents as well as specific types of injuries, diseases, and other medical conditions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publishers' Note.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Accelerants.
2: Accident Investigation and Reconstruction.
3: Acid–base Indicators.
4: Actuarial Risk Assessment.
5: Adipocere.
6: Air and Water Purity.
7: Airport Security.
8: Alcohol–related Offenses.
9: Algor Mortis.
10: Ali Standard.
11: American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
12: American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors.
13: Amphetamines.
14: Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004.
15: Analytical Instrumentation.
16: Anastasia Remains Identification.
17: Ancient Criminal Cases and Mysteries.
18: Ancient Science and Forensics.
19: Animal Evidence.
20: Antemortem Injuries.
21: Anthrax.
22: Anthrax Letter Attacks.
23: Anthropometry.
24: Antianxiety Agents.
25: Antibiotics.
26: Antipsychotics.
27: Argentine Disappeared Children.
28: Arsenic.
29: Arson.
30: Art Forgery.
31: Asian Tsunami Victim Identification.
32: Asphyxiation.
33: Assassination.
34: Athlete Drug Testing.
35: Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry.
36: Attention–deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder Medications.
37: Autoerotic and Erotic Asphyxiation.
38: Autopsies.
39: Bacteria.
40: Bacterial Biology.
41: Bacterial Resistance and Response to Antibacterial Agents.
42: Ballistic Fingerprints.
43: Ballistics.
44: Barbiturates.
45: Beethoven’s Death.
46: Benzidine.
47: Beslan Hostage Crisis Victim Identification.
48: Biodetectors.
49: Biohazard Bags.
50: Biological Terrorism.
51: Biological Warfare Diagnosis.
52: Biological Weapon Identification.
53: Biological Weapons Convention of 1972.
54: Biometric Eye Scanners.
55: Biometric Identification Systems.
56: Biosensors.
57: Biotoxins.
58: Bite–mark Analysis.
59: Blast Seat.
60: Blood Agents.
61: Blood Residue and Bloodstains.
62: Blood Spatter Analysis.
63: Blood Volume Testing.
64: Bloody Sunday.
65: Blunt Force Trauma.
66: Body Farms.
67: Bomb Damage Assessment.
68: Bombings.
69: Borderline Personality Disorder.
70: Botulinum Toxin.
71: Brain–wave Scanners.
72: Breathalyzer.
73: Brockovich–PG&E Case.
74: Bubonic Plague.
75: Bullet–lead Analysis.
76: Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
77: Buried Body Locating.
78: Burn Pattern Analysis.
79: Cadaver Dogs.
80: Canine Substance Detection.
81: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.
82: Casting.
83: Celebrity Cases.
84: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
85: Chain of Custody.
86: Challenger and Columbia Accident Investigations.
87: Check Alteration and Washing.
88: Chemical Agents.
89: Chemical Biological Incident Response Force, U.S..
90: Chemical Terrorism.
91: Chemical Warfare.
92: Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993.
93: Chicago Nightclub Stampede.
94: Child Abduction and Kidnapping.
95: Child Abuse.
96: Choking.
97: Chromatography.
98: Class Versus Individual Evidence.
99: Closed–circuit Television Surveillance.
100: Club Drugs.
101: CODIS.
102: Coffin Birth.
103: Cognitive Interview Techniques.
104: Cold Case.
105: Columbus Remains Identification.
106: Column Chromatography.
107: Competency Evaluation and Assessment Instruments.
108: Composite Drawing.
109: Computer Crimes.
110: Computer Forensics.
111: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1984.
112: Computer Hacking.
113: Computer Viruses and Worms.
114: Confocal Microscopy.
115: Control Samples.
116: Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
117: Coroners.
118: Counterfeit–detection Pens.
119: Counterfeiting.
120: Courts and Forensic Evidence.
121: Crack Cocaine.
122: Crime Laboratories.
123: Crime Scene Cleaning.
124: Crime Scene Documentation.
125: Crime Scene Investigation.
126: Crime Scene Measurement.
127: Crime Scene Protective Gear.
128: Crime Scene Reconstruction and Staging.
129: Crime Scene Screening Tests.
130: Crime Scene Search Patterns.
131: Crime Scene Sketching and Diagramming.
132: Criminal Personality Profiling.
133: Criminalistics.
134: Criminology.
135: Croatian and Bosnian War Victim Identification.
136: Cross–contamination of Evidence.
137: Cryptology and Number Theory.
138: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
139: Cyberstalking.
140: Daubert V. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals.
141: Decomposition of Bodies.
142: Decontamination Methods.
143: Defensive Wounds.
144: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
145: Dial Tone Decoder.
146: Direct Versus Circumstantial Evidence.
147: Disturbed Evidence.
148: DNA Analysis.
149: DNA Banks for Endangered Animals.
150: DNA Database Controversies.