Forensic Science: Current Issues, Future Directions

Forensic Science: Current Issues, Future Directions

Editor(s): Douglas H. Ubelaker

Published Online: 14 SEP 2012 01:51AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781119941231

Online ISBN: 9781118373880

DOI: 10.1002/9781118373880

About this Book

Co-published with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Forensic Science presents comprehensive international discussion of key issues and future directions within the forensic sciences.  Written by accomplished and respected specialists in approximately eleven distinct areas of the forensic sciences, the volume will examine central issues within each discipline, provide perspective on current debate and explore current and proposed research initiatives.  It will also provide the forensically involved international community with current in-depth perspective on the key issues in the contemporary practice of the forensic sciences.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      Criminalistics: The Bedrock of Forensic Science (pages 29–101)

      Susan Ballou, Max Houck, Jay A. Siegel, Cecelia A. Crouse, John J. Lentini and Skip Palenik

    3. Chapter 4

      Forensic Pathology – The Roles of Molecular Diagnostics and Radiology at Autopsy (pages 102–130)

      James R. Gill, Yingying Tang, Gregory G. Davis, H. Theodore Harcke and Edward L. Mazuchowski

    4. Chapter 7

      Odontology – Dentistry's Contribution to Truth and Justice (pages 179–210)

      Iain A. Pretty, Robert Barsley, C. Michael Bowers, Mary Bush, Peter Bush, John Clement, Robert Dorion, Adam Freeman, Jim Lewis, David Senn and Frank Wright

    5. Chapter 9

      Forensic Document Examination (pages 225–251)

      William M. Riordan, Judith A. Gustafson, Mary P. Fitzgerald and Jane A. Lewis

    6. Chapter 10

      Digital Evolution: History, Challenges and Future Directions for the Digital and Multimedia Sciences Section (pages 252–291)

      David W. Baker, Samuel I. Brothers, Zeno J. Geradts, Douglas S. Lacey, Kara L. Nance, Daniel J. Ryan, John E. Sammons and Peter Stephenson

    7. Chapter 11

      Global Thinking and Methodologies in Evidence-Based Forensic Engineering Science (pages 292–309)

      Laura L. Liptai, Adam Aleksander, Scott Grainger, Sarah Hainsworth, Ryan Loomba and Jan Unarski

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