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  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Automatism as Defence in Criminal Law book cover

    Automatism as Defence in Criminal Law

    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 lays out systematically, logically, and simply the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press

  • Contract and Procurement Fraud Investigation Guidebook book cover

    Contract and Procurement Fraud Investigation Guidebook

    By Charles E. Piper

    Contract and procurement fraud, collusion, and corruption are worldwide problems. Such wrongdoing causes federal, state, and local governments, as well as private-sector corporations and businesses, to lose funds and profits, while the wrongdoers unjustly benefit. Bid riggers conspire to eliminate…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations: Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence book cover

    Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations

    Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence

    By G. Clark Davenport

    Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations provides a basic understanding of concepts involved in the use of basic geophysical surveying, metal detectors, magnetics, electromagnetics and ground penetrating radar in police and forensic investigations. Such technology can be vital in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    CRC Press

  • The Forensic Psychologist's Report Writing Guide book cover

    The Forensic Psychologist's Report Writing Guide

    Edited by Sarah Brown, Erica Bowen, David Prescott

    The Forensic Psychologist’s Reporting Writing Guide is the first book to provide both student trainees and practitioners with best practice guidance for one of the core skills of their role. Written and edited by an international range of experts from the UK, North America and Australasia, it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD book cover

    Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

    By Diane L. France

    Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,…

    DVD – 2017-01-03
    CRC Press

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman book cover

    Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman

    By Diane L. France

    Building on the success, and maintaining the format, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman presents new images of human bones representing many states of maturation from…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Language and Law: A resource book for students book cover

    Language and Law

    A resource book for students

    By Alan Durant, Janny HC Leung

    Language plays an essential role both in creating law and in governing its implementation. Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this subject, Language and Law: describes the different registers and genres that make up spoken and written legal language and how they develop…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial: The Case of DNA Evidence book cover

    The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room.  The…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

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