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  • Forensic Science Speech

    Hours? Or Law & Order? How about Forensic Files? Well, if you have, have you ever wondered how a person died? Or why they died? And the number one question that is always on our mind is who killed them? Do you ever wonder how a scientist comes to the conclusion of what caused a person to die? Scientist who are in charge of examining the cause of death of a person are called forensic scientist. But what is forensic science, you may ask. Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past which is then used in a court of law. Within the United States, there are over 12,000 forensic science technicians, as of 2010. Forensic science can help win a court case and can help a person lose it. Forensic science gives justice to the dead. Today I will be talking to you about the job of a forensic…

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  • Essay On Forensic Science

    The science of my topic is revolves around criminal law and forensic science. According to staffs. ac. uk “Forensic science is any science used for the purposes of law, and therefore provides important scientific evidence for use in the courts of law, e.g. in a criminal investigation and trial.” Today's world got a lot of new technology and that makes it easy for forensic scientists to solve more crimes than ever before. Also the field has grown exponentially over the years. Forensic science…

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  • The Importance Of Forensic Science

    Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly—on the criminal side—during the criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure. Forensic comes from two Latin words forum and forensic which mean open in court, public. The meaning of the word forensic is relating to or denoting the application of scientific methods and techniques to the investigation of crime. Forensic is a field of science work together to…

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  • Forensic Science Case Study

    1. What is forensic science? Forensic science is the term used for any form of science that serves the purpose of the criminal justice system. 2. What three tasks or responsibilities does a forensic scientist have? Forensic scientists have may have several roles. Among these are; training others, analyzing evidence and expert testimony. 3. What criteria might be used to establish someone as an expert witness? Several criteria are used to determine if someone is fit to serve as an expert…

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  • Function Of Forensic Science: The Functions Of Forensic Science

    Forensic science is an application of all types of science field, especially chemistry to help with the investigation that related to law or crime. It is approved aspect to be applied in a court or law. In this field, forensic scientist plays an important role to help in the investigation. The function of forensic scientist can be classified into three parts that are: 1. As a crime scene investigator As a crime scene investigator (CSI), a forensic scientist involve in collecting the evidences.…

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  • Fraudulent And Forensic Science

    The discipline of forensic science has been under fire for quite some time now, and one can say that it is completely justified. Fraudulent and incompetent analysts, such as Annie Dookhan, have performed investigations in flawed crime labs, like that of the Baltimore crime lab, and through this process, have imprisoned the innocent, just as Cameron T. Willingham was falsely convicted. Issues occurred in all of these instances that allowed for the devaluing of the field of forensic science. If…

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  • Importance Of Forensic Science

    FORENSIC SCIENCE (forensis: a latin word, meaning-belonging to the court of law) in its’ simplest term is the multidisciplinary branch of science that is used for the court of law for criminal administration. The role of forensic science starts after Crime Scene Investigation. It is the Physical Evidences which are Collected, Packed, Preserved, from the crime scene and Forwarded to the Forensic Laboratories for their examination under the different branches of this science. CRIME SCENE…

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  • Forensic Science Essay

    Forensic Sciences: the History, the Advancements, and the Achievements Could you get away with murder? Hundreds of years ago you probably could, but today with all the advancements that have been made in technology and forensic science many of the toughest cases are solved that couldn’t be before. While forensic science might not always be 100% accurate, it has developed a lot since it was first practiced and without using forensic science a lot of crimes would go unsolved. Forensic science…

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  • Forensic Science History

    Forensic science dates back to 44BC with the first recorded autopsy being of Julius Caesar. Forensic science is “any science used for the purposes of the law, and therefore provides impartial scientific evidence for use in the courts of law, e.g. in a criminal investigation and trial.” Forensic science uses the evidence collected at the scene of a crime to help in the conviction of the criminal who committed the crime. There have been many technological advances in forensic science as time has…

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  • False Misrepresentation In Forensic Science

    knowingly or inadvertently by forensic investigators. The investigative processes involved in solving a criminal act possessing the presence of evidence through application of forensic science, he opines, can lead to wrong conclusion that has a ripple effect of wrong justice being meted out by the legal system on innocent individuals that relies on such. His article brings to the fore the issue of professional ethics in this field of science. Firstly, identifying the perpetrator as a step in…

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