TITLE

Forensic analysis

AUTHOR(S)
Ballou, Susan; Goodpaster, John; MacCrehan, William; Reeder, Dennis
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Aug2003, Vol. 376 Issue 8, p1149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the forensic science. Forensic science is generally defined as the application of science to the law. As such, a vast array of scientific disciplines can be incorporated within it. The umbrella of forensic science covers such fields as meteorology, botany, entomology, molecular biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology. The importance of scientific analysis in apprehending suspects, adjudicating cases, and applying judgments is unparalleled among the various tools available to law enforcement. Forensic science touches upon a diverse group of sciences. This is a field that consistently strives for better training, education and expertise, increased quality and methodology, and dramatic new capabilities.
ACCESSION #
15124670

 

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