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    jury thought of the evidence as an open and shut case. Later on there was a survey taking asking were the decision that the jury gave influence by CSI and most of the jury said yes. This was a case were the prosecutors took a gamble and won. Most cases do not end like this. Most case there is not enough evidence to back up the case. The CSI Effect is only a theory, which means there are not enough facts to back up this case but enough intelligence for some facts to stand. For every sentence…

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    CSI Effect On Crime

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    Crime dramas have topped the charts of most watched television shows for a long time. Crime dramas ranging everywhere from NCIS, Law & Order, to JAG, and CSI have resulted in a boom of misconception about the legal system. One major effect has often been referred to as the “CSI effect” in which jurors often come into the courtroom with a preconceived notion of the capabilities of forensic scientists resulting in a higher expectation of proof. When fingerprints, dna,…

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    Evidence Interpretation

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    well link physical and biological evidence between a victim and the suspect(s) (Fish, Miller, Braswell, & Wallace Jr., 2014). The actions of the crime scene investigator are crucial at every crime scene. Upon arrival, the crime scene investigator (CSI) is the individual who scopes the crime scene for evidence pertaining to the crime scene as well as collects all evidence to the best of their ability. Furthermore, the crime scene investigator must transport all evidence to the laboratory to be…

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    CSI Effects On Jurors

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    The CSI effect has had a very severe negative impact on forensic science in recent years with specific reference to its impact on jurors. Jurors now need more forensic evidence in convincing them that a defendant is guilty. Durnal (2010) ‘Jurors in a murder trial noticed that a bloody coat introduced as evidence had not been tested for DNA. They alerted the judge. The tests were not needed because the defendant had acknowledged being at the murder scene...’ This is an enormous burden for the…

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    phenomenon known as the CSI effect. The CSI effect or also known as the Crime Scene Investigation syndrome is a common syndrome that affects potential jurors for criminal cases, this syndrome is very common with the rise of crime television shows. Americans need to understand that death investigations are nothing like what you see on TV. Prosecutors often complain that these different shows make their job harder because jurors demand ultra-high-tech tests to convict suspects. CSI effect” is…

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    Csi Effect Case Study

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    The CSI Effect is a plague to the CJ System. As a police chief of your local department, what would you tell your officers to do/not do to combat this epidemic? What information could you forward to the media? As a Chief of Police I would tell my officers to be aware of the CSI Effect, yet ignore it. I would suggest them bypass any civilian comments by not arguing with them about how long it takes to get DNA sample results back from the lab, or how it is not necessary to take finger prints…

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    The CSI effect to me is so not real, it is all make-believe. The CSI effect is also known as the CSI syndrome. CSI is a very popular show that airs on TV and is very popular and 30 million people watched it on one night (National Institute of Justice, 2017). CSI have many people thinking that a crime is possible to be solved within an hour. There are many viewers that watches CSI ranging from young and older people. CSI shows their viewers how they go to crime scenes in many different…

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    I find the research question “How do Crime Television Dramas Impact Real Life Cases?” very fascinating because it questions a unique argument that most people tend to overlook. I want to find out if watching popular television shows like CSI and Criminal Minds changes the public’s perception of law enforcement agencies when assessing crime cases. This research question does not affect my values but I do think it is important to know how and why television makes such a significant impact on our…

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    The word forensic derives from the Latin word “forensis” which means to be publicly known or heard. Most forensic scientists in the 1800 and 1900’s were self- taught but even now there are not many colleges that are certified to give a degree in forensics. Forensic science has been around since 44 B.C. but it wasn’t recognized as a method of science until the late 20th century. Forensic science is an asset in solving crime. Forensic science has become so popular in the past twenty- five years. I…

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    In recent years, television shows such as CSI and NCIS have placed science in the spotlight, frequently depicting forensic science as some type of futuristic magic, unravelling crimes within an hour and without error. Of course, these shows are only fiction. One forensic scientist estimated that “40% of the science on CSI does not exist, and most of the rest is performed in ways that crime lab personnel can only dream about” (Winter & York, 2011). With more than 90 million people watching…

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