The CBS television show, “C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation,” has captured audiences – and ratings – with its unflinchingly realistic details of forensic science, tools, and technology. This fascinating new book – written by an acclaimed biographer with a master’s degree in forensic psychology – goes behind the crime-solving techniques dramatized on the TV show to […]
Abstract The independent medical exam (IME) was designed to reel in over-utilization and monitor doctors’ billing practices so that fair and equitable payments are made for services rendered. The IME phenomenon has spread from the chiropractic arena to the medical and physical therapy worlds. While this trend is a good and reasonable way to monitor […]
This book is one of a series of Monograph Supplements to the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. “The whole study of characterology or the motivation of conduct is extremely new, and there are many indications of immense values in uncovered fields. Some appreciation of this fact may be gained from the following pages which […]
Abstract There is a specific need to provide updated data on marijuana effects for scientific accuracy and forensic credibility. Marijuana is difficult to classify as a substance, and there is a widespread lack of a balanced perspective on the effects of the drug. After discussing the latest evidence on marijuana effects and the drug’s potential […]
A highly technical 1894 text that examines the history and modern practice of forensic medicine in America, and its use in criminal and legal proceedings.
This richly illustrated two-volume book offers a comprehensive and essential reference guide for veterinary pathologists and clinical veterinarians interested in performing animal necropsies for forensic casework. It presents a broad range of animal crime cases, with particular focus on the post mortem examination and the observed pathology. This first volume introduces readers to veterinary forensics […]
The practice of forensic pathology includes the collection and analysis of evidence in relation to a corpse in order to establish the cause of death. Knowledge of the cause of death contributes to the determination of the manner of death by medical examiners and coroners, who are occasionally assisted by law enforcement officers. In the […]