Fundamentals of Forensic Science, Third Edition, provides current case studies that reflect the ways professional forensic scientists work, not how forensic academicians teach. The book includes the binding principles of forensic science, including the relationships between people, places, and things as demonstrated by transferred evidence, the context of those people, places, and things, and the meaningfulness of the physical evidence discovered, along with its value in the justice system. Written by two of the leading experts in forensic science today, the book approaches the field from a truly unique and exciting perspective, giving readers a new understanding and appreciation for crime scenes as recent pieces of history, each with evidence that tells a story. Provides straightforward organization that includes key terms and numerous feature boxes that emphasize online resources, historical events, and figures in forensic science Effective pedagogy, including end-of-chapter questions An invaluable resource for professors and students of forensic science Contains over 200 vivid, color illustrations that diagram key concepts and depict evidence encountered in the fieldbecause an examiner estimates a hair to be from a person of a certain ancestry doesna#39;t mean that is how that person identifies ... grow, the point where the bleaching/coloration was applied is visible as an abrupt color change, as shown in Figure 12.11. If the length of the natural hair color portion is measured, the examiner can make an estimate of the time interval between the ... People with dark hair may have pili annulati but not know it because their hair color masks the condition.
|Title||:||Fundamentals of Forensic Science|
|Author||:||Max M. Houck, Jay A. Siegel|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2015-07-01|