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A scientific process that concerns recognition, identification, reconstruction, individualization & evaluation of physical evidence.
Forensics
A field of forensics deals with teeth, bite patterns, and dental identification
Odontology
This person can be an expert, a civilian, a criminalist
Witness
CSI works for what organizations?
Court system and Police
The type of evidence most often handled by a forensic scientist?
Physical
What are not common difficulties related to physical evidence?
Dishonesty
Which is not one of the 5 categories of physical evidence?
Demonstrative
What are some examples of physical evidence that is temporary?
Blood spatter and tire prints
Witness's impression of an incident altered by bias or misconception
False memory
Criminal case - Jury is responsible for:
Interpreting facts
Legal term that refers to a suspect's mental state.
Mens reas
Example of admissible testimonial evidence?
Witness account
A print left as a result of transfer that is visible to the naked eye:
Patent
A scientific process that concerns recognition, identification, reconstruction, individualization & evaluation of physical evidence.
Forensics
Application of all science disciplines to matters of the law:
Forensics
A field of forensics deals with teeth, bite patterns, and dental identification
Odontology
Field of forensics that deal with insects and their relationship to a crime scene:
Entomology
This person can be an expert, a civilian, a criminalist
Witness
CSI works for what organizations?
Court system and Police
The type of evidence most often handled by a forensic scientist?
Physical
What are not common difficulties related to physical evidence?
Dishonesty
Which is not one of the 5 categories of physical evidence?
Demonstrative
What are some examples of physical evidence that is temporary?
Blood spatter and tire prints
Witness's impression of an incident altered by bias or misconception
False memory
Criminal case - Jury is responsible for:
Interpreting facts
Legal term that refers to a suspect's mental state.
Mens reas
Example of admissible testimonial evidence?
Witness account
A print left as a result of transfer that is visible to the naked eye:
Patent
Application of all science disciplines to matters of the law:
Forensics
Field of forensics that deal with insects and their relationship to a crime scene:
Entomology
This person is the one accused of committing a crime & is on trial:
Defendant
CSI-trained in the aspects of the criminal mind & responsible for profiling:
Criminalogist
Type of evidence least often handled by a forensic scientist:
Testimonial
Not common difficulties related to testimonial evidence?
Contamination
Not one of the five categories of physical evidence:
Temporal
Which physical evidence is conditional?
Pollen
Describes a witness's ability to recognize a suspect from a line-up:
Identification Memory
Judge's responsibility:
Interpret law and sentence
Modus Operandi:
(MO) Suspect's style of offense
Example of admissible documentary evidence:
Phone bills
A print left as a result of transfer that is invisible to the naked eye?
Latent
What age of development do fingerprints appear?
3rd month (fetal)
The 4th amendment protects:
Citizens: against illegal search and seizure
What forms the tiny ridges in a fingerprint?
Sweat glands
This Substance makes up 98% of the sweat released in fingerprints?
Water