The Resource Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher, (electronic resource)

Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher, (electronic resource)

Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?
Title
Forensics under fire
Title remainder
are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?
Statement of responsibility
Jim Fisher
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1939-
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Fisher, Jim
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.F522 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Criminal investigation
  • Crime scene searches
  • Forensic sciences
  • Evidence, Criminal
Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-324) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Forensic pathologists from hell : bungled autopsies, bad calls, and blown cases -- A question of credibility : bad reputations and the politics of death -- The sudden infant death debate Dr. Roy Meadow, Munchausen syndrome by proxy and Meadow's law -- Infants who can't breathe : illness or suffocation? -- Swollen brains and broken bones : disease or infanticide? -- Fingerprint identification : trouble in paradise -- Fingerprints never lie : except in Scotland -- Shoe print identification and foot morphology : the lay witness and the Cinderella analysis -- Bite mark identification : do teeth leave prints? -- Ear-mark identification : emerging science or bad evidence? -- Expert versus expert : the handwriting wars in the Ramsey case -- John Mark Karr : DNA Trumps the graphologists in the Ramsey case -- Hair and fiber identification : the inexact science -- DNA analysis : backlogs, sloppy work, and unqualified people -- Bullet identification : FBI style overselling the science -- The celebrity expert : Dr. Henry Lee
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC348830
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL348830
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10231503
  • (CaONFJC)MIL139722
  • (OCoLC)476163937
Label
Forensics under fire : are bad science and dueling experts corrupting criminal justice?, Jim Fisher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-324) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Forensic pathologists from hell : bungled autopsies, bad calls, and blown cases -- A question of credibility : bad reputations and the politics of death -- The sudden infant death debate Dr. Roy Meadow, Munchausen syndrome by proxy and Meadow's law -- Infants who can't breathe : illness or suffocation? -- Swollen brains and broken bones : disease or infanticide? -- Fingerprint identification : trouble in paradise -- Fingerprints never lie : except in Scotland -- Shoe print identification and foot morphology : the lay witness and the Cinderella analysis -- Bite mark identification : do teeth leave prints? -- Ear-mark identification : emerging science or bad evidence? -- Expert versus expert : the handwriting wars in the Ramsey case -- John Mark Karr : DNA Trumps the graphologists in the Ramsey case -- Hair and fiber identification : the inexact science -- DNA analysis : backlogs, sloppy work, and unqualified people -- Bullet identification : FBI style overselling the science -- The celebrity expert : Dr. Henry Lee
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC348830
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL348830
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10231503
  • (CaONFJC)MIL139722
  • (OCoLC)476163937

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