Trace Evidence Analysis: More Cases In Forensic Microscopy And Mute Witnesses

Other | December 1, 2003

byHouck, Max M., Max M. Houck

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Trace Evidence Analysis continues and builds upon the tradition of its successful companion title Mute Witnesses (2000). Written by some of the top practicing forensic scientists, each chapter explains in detail the detective and analytic work that goes into solving complex cases. The book contains nine entirely new cases, each self-contained in its own chapter, covering everything from homicides to accident reconstruction. Leading experts from around the world provide detailed accounts of the process of collection, classification, and analysis of microscopic evidence to draw definitive conclusions that solved actual cases.

The cases not only fascinate but provide students and expert forensic scientists alike with an invaluable tool to examine the roles of trace evidence and microscopy in forensic investigation.

- Contains contributions from some of the premier forensic scientists in the field
- Discusses the role of evidence in solving cases and explores the legal and ethical responsibility of the forensic scientist
- Explores real-world application of scientific methods and analytic principles including evidence gathering, instrumentation, sampling methods, analysis, and interpretation
- Includes over 160 full-color figures that illustrate the relevant case evidence

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Trace Evidence Analysis continues and builds upon the tradition of its successful companion title Mute Witnesses (2000). Written by some of the top practicing forensic scientists, each chapter explains in detail the detective and analytic work that goes into solving complex cases. The book contains nine entirely new cases, each self-co...

Dr. Max M. Houck is an internationally-recognized forensic expert with research interests in forensic science, education, and the forensic enterprise and its industries. He has worked in all aspects of forensic science, including at the FBI Laboratory. Dr. Houck has published widely in books and peer-reviewed journals. His anthropology...

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Format:OtherDimensions:300 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080474624

ISBN - 13:9780080474625

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1: The Specificity of Animal Hairs
2: Fiber-Plastic Fusions in Car Accident Reconstructions
3: Inclusions and Exclusions Using Trace Evidence
4: Soil as Trace Evidence
5: The Importance of Trace Evidence
6: Cereal Murder in Spokane
7: Using 1:1 Taping to Reconstruct a Source
8: Who Do You Believe?
9: My Roommate is Using the Refrigerator