Forensic Evidence in Court: A Case Study Approach / Edition 1

Forensic Evidence in Court: A Case Study Approach / Edition 1

by Christine Beck Lissitzyn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594603707

ISBN-13: 9781594603709

Pub. Date: 10/19/2007

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

The text will cover the use of forensic evidence at trial through expert testimony as well as court challenges to many types of forensic evidence. The case study is the 1973 murder of Penney Serra in New Haven, Connecticut, which remained a cold case until 1997, when Ed Grant was identified based on a fingerprint match and subsequently convicted. The text examines…  See more details below

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The text will cover the use of forensic evidence at trial through expert testimony as well as court challenges to many types of forensic evidence. The case study is the 1973 murder of Penney Serra in New Haven, Connecticut, which remained a cold case until 1997, when Ed Grant was identified based on a fingerprint match and subsequently convicted. The text examines forensic evidence in the Grant trial, including fingerprint, DNA, blood spatter and eyewitness identification. It also examines trial strategy, handwriting testimony, polygraph, and exonerations based on newly-discovered DNA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594603709
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
10/19/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
414
Sales rank:
881,282
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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