E-books: Forensic Science - Law

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases: A Narrative Approach book cover

    The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the roles played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. It is articulated in two parts. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts are constructed within the…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Researching Forensic Linguistics: Approaches and Applications book cover

    Researching Forensic Linguistics

    Approaches and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Heydon

    Researching Forensic Linguistics is an informative, hands-on guide to conducting research in forensic linguistics that can underpin legal and justice practices and address social justice problems involving language. Georgina Heydon takes readers step by step through the research process using case…

    eBook – 2019-05-15

  • The Expert Witness, Forensic Science, and the Criminal Justice Systems of the UK book cover

    The Expert Witness, Forensic Science, and the Criminal Justice Systems of the UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Lucina Hackman, Fiona Raitt, Sue Black

    The global nature of crime often requires expert witnesses to work and present their conclusions in courts outside their home jurisdiction with the corresponding need for them to have an understanding of the different structures and systems operating in other jurisdictions. This book will be a…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners book cover

    Handbook of Forensic Toxicology for Medical Examiners

    2nd Edition

    By D. K. Molina, M.D., Veronica Hargrove

    Forensic professionals, particularly medical examiners—often working through heavy caseloads—require quick and easy access to reliable sources of information to help interpret toxicology results. While several in-depth resources are available, they are often large, cumbersome, and contain more…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press
    Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

  • Automatism as a Defence book cover

    Automatism as a Defence

    1st Edition

    By John Rumbold

    Automatism is a notoriously difficult subject for law students, lawyers and judges. This book explores the science and medicine of sleep disorders and examines how the criminal process deals with such disorders when presented as a defence. It systematically examines the legal doctrines involved,…

    eBook – 2018-09-20

  • Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses book cover

    Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Case Studies and Analyses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Wogalter

    This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • The Sherlock Effect: How Forensic Doctors and Investigators Disastrously Reason Like the Great Detective book cover

    The Sherlock Effect

    How Forensic Doctors and Investigators Disastrously Reason Like the Great Detective, 1st Edition

    By Thomas W. Young

    Forensic science is in crisis and at a cross-roads. Movies and television dramas depict forensic heroes with high-tech tools and dazzling intellects who—inside an hour, notwithstanding commercials—piece together past-event puzzles from crime scenes and autopsies.  Likewise, Sherlock Holmes—the…

    eBook – 2018-04-20
    CRC Press

  • Evidence: Law and Context book cover

    Evidence: Law and Context

    5th Edition

    By Jonathan Doak, Claire Mcgourlay, Mark Thomas

    Evidence: Law and Context explains the key concepts of evidence law in England and Wales clearly and concisely, set against the backdrop of the broader political and theoretical contexts. The book focuses on the essential topics commonly found on Evidence courses covering both criminal evidence and…

    eBook – 2018-02-19

  • Death and Accident Investigation Protocols book cover

    Death and Accident Investigation Protocols

    1st Edition

    By Mary H. Dudley

    Through an examination and assessment of the body at a death scene, the medicolegal death investigator (MLDI) must be able to recognize circumstances that point to what manner of death occurred be it natural causes, homicide, suicide, accident, or undetermined. A handy reference for use in the…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    CRC Press

  • The Psychology of Death Investigations: Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling book cover

    The Psychology of Death Investigations

    Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Ramsland

    The Psychology of Death Investigations outlines definitively how behavioral evidence can often provide the necessary components and "missing pieces" to complement physical evidence as an essential tool for incident reconstruction. In order to determine the direction of an investigation and to…

    eBook – 2017-11-06
    CRC Press

  • Forensic Analysis of Biological Evidence: A Laboratory Guide for Serological and DNA Typing book cover

    Forensic Analysis of Biological Evidence

    A Laboratory Guide for Serological and DNA Typing, 1st Edition

    By J. Thomas McClintock

    A powerful tool in the identification of individuals, DNA typing has revolutionized criminal and paternity investigations. Widespread analysis is now conducted by public and private laboratories in the United States and abroad. Focusing on the basic techniques used in forensic DNA laboratories,…

    eBook – 2017-08-02
    CRC Press

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