Forensic Science Handbook, Volume 1

Forensic Science Handbook, Volume 1

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For an advanced undergraduate or graduate level course in Forensic Science.Compiled by the former Chief Forensic Scientist of one of the largest crime laboratories in the U.S., this rigorous and timely handbook exposes students to a wide range of subject areas in criminalistics in a real and practical manner. As part of a three-volume series, it comes packed with useful information and loaded with insight, as it presents 13 self-contained chapters each contributed by a renowned forensic professional well-versed in their chosen areas of expertise. Together they make forensic science understandable and meaningful to students and help them fully appreciate the scientific principles that underlie the more

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  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 156 x 224 x 42mm | 1,020.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130910589
  • 9780130910585

Table of contents

1. Legal Aspects of Forensic Science, Gil J. Sapir, JD, MSc, Forensic Science Consultant and Attorney. 2. Forensic Applications of High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Capillary Electrophoresis, David Northrop, MSFS, Ph.D., Washington State Police Crime Laboratory. 3. Forensic Applications of Mass Spectrometry, Richard Saferstein, Ph.D., Forensic Science Consultant, Lecturer, Widener University School of Law. 4. Forensic Glass Comparisons, Robert D. Koons, Ph.D.; JoAnn Buscaglia, Ph.D.; Maureen Bottrell, BS; and Elmer T. Miller, LLS, MS, Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory. 5. Foundations of Forensic Microscopy, Peter R. De Forest, D.Crim., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York. 6. Visible Microscopical Spectrophotometry in the Forensic Sciences, Michael B. Eyring, BS, Microforensics Institute, Ltd., and Arizona Dept. of Public Safety, Arizona. 7. The Forensic Identification and Association of Human Hair, Richard E. Bisbing, BS, McCrone Associates, Inc. 8. Forensic Paint Examination, John I. Thornton, D.Crim., Forensic Analytical Specialties, Inc., Hayward, California. 9. Arson and Explosive Investigation, Charles R. Midkiff, MS, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Treasury (Retired). 10. Modern Forensic Biology, Robert C. Shaler, Ph.D., Director of Forensic Biology, Office of Chief Medical Examiner City of New York. 11. Forensic Examination of Soil, Raymond C. Murray, Ph.D., Missoula, Montana; Louis Solebello, M.S., RJ Lee Group, Monroeville, Pennsylvania. 12. The Determination of Alcohol in Blood and Breath, Yale H. Caplan, Ph.D., DABFT; J. Robert Zettl, B.S., M.P.A., DABFE, Forensic Toxicology Consultants. 13. Questioned Document Examination, Richard L. Brunelle, MS, Forensic Chemist, Fredericksburg, more

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