3. The Application of Forensic Science to Wildlife Evidence

  1. Jane E. Huffman1 and
  2. John R. Wallace2
  1. John R. Wallace and
  2. Jill C. Ross

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch3

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Wallace, J. R. and Ross, J. C. (2011) The Application of Forensic Science to Wildlife Evidence, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • forensic science, wildlife evidence;
  • forensic science principles;
  • court of law;
  • European ENFSI and ANZFSS;
  • Daubert factors, Rule 702;
  • AFIS, IBIS imaging systems;
  • Lacey Act, MBTA, ESA, CITES;
  • wildlife protection;
  • forensic laboratories;
  • illegal poaching and organized crime

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of Forensic Science

  • History of Wildlife Forensics

  • Enforcement of Wildlife Protection Policy

  • Development of Wildlife Forensic Laboratories

  • Current Perceptions

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References