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Utilizing Forensic Science in Criminal Cases, 2014 Edition: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing the Latest Trends in Forensics and Incorporating Them into Defense Strategies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Aspatore Books
Publication date November 1, 2013
Pages 207
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780314291165
ISBN-10 0314291164
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $85.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Utilizing Forensic Science in Criminal Cases provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for leveraging forensic science to benefit your case and client. Featuring experienced criminal defense attorneys from across the country, this book guides the reader through the different types of forensic evidence that come into play during criminal cases, from gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and DNA to dash-cam videos and accident reconstruction. With a dual focus on attacking the reliability of the state's evidence while simultaneously preventing an attack on a client, these top authors discuss how forensics can be applied successfully in a criminal defense strategy. These lawyers also address the importance of expert witnesses and how to best employ one to support or refute scientific information presented during suppression hearings and at trial. Finally, these leaders reflect on forensics errors that have occurred across the nation, as well as recent technological advancements in forensic science. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this evolving field.

Authors include:
1. Robert Sanger, Sanger Swysen & Dunkle - "A Scientific Approach to Scientific Evidence: A Four-Stage Rule for Admissibility and Scope"
2. Jay M. Tiftickjian, Tiftickjian Law Firm PC, and Timothy Bussey, The Bussey Law Firm PC - "Unraveling the Confrontation Clause: Expert Testimony and Forensic Reports after Williams v. Illinois"
3. Jared D. Adams, The Adams Law Firm LLC - "New Issues in Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis Cases"
4. Jeremy C. Brehmer, Middlebrook & Brehmer LLP, and Michael J. Nichols, The Nichols Law Firm PLLC - "Measuring Nothing: The Unreliable Measurement of THC in Drivers Is Bad News for the Justice System"
5. Matthew Brown, Brown & Little PLC - "Understanding the Role of Forensic Science and Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Cases"
6. Stephen Gustitis, Stephen Gustitis, Attorney PLLC - "The Role of Forensic Evidence in Defending Criminal Cases"
7. Jay M. Tiftickjian, Tiftickjian Law Firm PC, and Jeremy C. Brehmer, Middlebrook & Brehmer LLP - "Understanding the Government's Playbook: How Systemic Toxicology Laboratory Failures Are Spun"
8. Patrick Casey and Donna Walsh, Myers Brier & Kelly LLP - "Electronic Evidence: The Ever-Expanding Frontier"

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