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The Resource Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher

Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher

Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?
Title
Forensics under fire
Title remainder
are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?
Statement of responsibility
Jim Fisher
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Television shows like CSI, Forensic Files, and The New Detectives make it look so easy. A crime-scene photographer snaps photographs, a fingerprint technician examines a gun, uniformed officers seal off a house while detectives gather hair and blood samples, placing them carefully into separate evidence containers. In a crime laboratory, a suspect?s hands are meticulously examined for gunshot residue. An autopsy is performed in order to determine range and angle of the gunshot and time-of-death evidence. Dozens of tests and analyses are performed and cross-referenced. A conviction is made. Ano
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fisher, Jim
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal investigation
  • Crime scene searches
  • Forensic sciences
  • Evidence, Criminal
  • LAW
  • SCIENCE
  • Crime scene searches
  • Criminal investigation
  • Evidence, Criminal
  • Forensic sciences
  • United States
Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forensic pathologists from hell : bungled autopsies, bad calls, and blown cases -- A question of credibility : bad reputations and the politics of death -- The sudden infant death debate Dr. Roy Meadow, Munchausen syndrome by proxy and Meadow's law -- Infants who can't breathe : illness or suffocation? -- Swollen brains and broken bones : disease or infanticide? -- Fingerprint identification : trouble in paradise -- Fingerprints never lie : except in Scotland -- Shoe print identification and foot morphology : the lay witness and the Cinderella analysis -- Bite mark identification : do teeth leave prints? -- Ear-mark identification : emerging science or bad evidence? -- Expert versus expert : the handwriting wars in the Ramsey case -- John Mark Karr : DNA Trumps the graphologists in the Ramsey case -- Hair and fiber identification : the inexact science -- DNA analysis : backlogs, sloppy work, and unqualified people -- Bullet identification : FBI style overselling the science -- The celebrity expert : Dr. Henry Lee
Control code
ocn236080724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813544243
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611397227
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 139722
  • 22573/ctt4jwmrt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)236080724
Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forensic pathologists from hell : bungled autopsies, bad calls, and blown cases -- A question of credibility : bad reputations and the politics of death -- The sudden infant death debate Dr. Roy Meadow, Munchausen syndrome by proxy and Meadow's law -- Infants who can't breathe : illness or suffocation? -- Swollen brains and broken bones : disease or infanticide? -- Fingerprint identification : trouble in paradise -- Fingerprints never lie : except in Scotland -- Shoe print identification and foot morphology : the lay witness and the Cinderella analysis -- Bite mark identification : do teeth leave prints? -- Ear-mark identification : emerging science or bad evidence? -- Expert versus expert : the handwriting wars in the Ramsey case -- John Mark Karr : DNA Trumps the graphologists in the Ramsey case -- Hair and fiber identification : the inexact science -- DNA analysis : backlogs, sloppy work, and unqualified people -- Bullet identification : FBI style overselling the science -- The celebrity expert : Dr. Henry Lee
Control code
ocn236080724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813544243
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611397227
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 139722
  • 22573/ctt4jwmrt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)236080724

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