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Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science, Second Edition

Robin T. Bowen
September 19, 2017

While one would hope that forensic scientists, investigators, and experts are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have morality as varied as the general population. These professionals confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others...

Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment: A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation

Jason Payne-James, Jonathan Beynon, Duarte Vieira
September 12, 2017

This landmark practical guide assists all those involved in monitoring detention conditions and investigating and preventing torture. The prestigious global author team identify the medical, legal and professional frameworks and international instruments applicable to those detained, and highlight...

Quality Assurance in the Pathology Laboratory: Forensic, Technical, and Ethical Aspects

Maciej J. Bogusz
September 12, 2017

Quality refers to the amount of the unpriced attributes contained in each unit of the priced attribute. Leffler, 1982 Quality is neither mind nor matter, but a third entity independent of the two, even though Quality cannot be defined, you know what it is. Pirsig, 2000 The continuous formulation...

Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

M. Eric Benbow, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Aaron M. Tarone
September 01, 2017

Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and historically understood natural systems to give us a...

Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations, Fourth Edition

Michael R. Ronczkowski
August 29, 2017

The ability of law enforcement agencies to manage and act upon intelligence is the key to countering terrorism. Likewise, a critical foundation of intelligence-led policing is the proper analysis of all information gained. Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and...

Forensic Psychiatry: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Basant Puri, Ian H. Treasaden
August 22, 2017

This book covers the basic science and neurobiology of violence and integrates this with clinical, legal, and ethical aspects of forensic psychiatry. Unique text which integrates the basic sciences, clinical, legal, and ethical aspects Highly illustrated. Numerous colour images in the basic...

Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

Stan B. Walters
August 15, 2017

The third edition of this perennial bestseller continues to cover the principles of kinesics, including how to determine behavior from speech and body language, and how behavior is often exhibited in written statements. Addressing current issues faced by professional investigative interviewers,...

Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in Murder Cases: A Guide for Practitioners in Law, Mental Health, and Neuroscience

John M. Fabian
August 15, 2017

This essential reference for forensic mental health professionals and attorneys, neuroscientists, and social workers engaged in criminal law provides a guide on how to best assess and defend murder defendants through criminal forensic psychological evaluations. Combining forensic psychological,...

Pioneers in Forensic Science: Innovations and Issues in Practice

Kelly M. Pyrek
August 10, 2017

This book highlights the contributions of leading forensic science practitioners, iconic figures who have been integral in both establishing current scientific and medicolegal practices and innovative evidence collection, testing, and analysis methods. Such professionals include Henry Lee, Michael...

May It Please the Court, Third Edition: Judicial Processes and Politics In America

Brian L. Porto
August 09, 2017

This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but...

Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three

David Lowe, Dilip K. Das
July 27, 2017

The third volume in the Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons series, Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three provides an insider's view of the judicial system. Offering interviews from judges in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe,...

Cold Case Homicides: Practical Investigative Techniques, Second Edition

R.H. Walton
July 25, 2017

This book, now in its second edition, is the first and most exhaustive text covering the still growing popularity of cold case investigations which locate perpetrators and free the innocent. The new edition adds approximately 80 pages of content, including material on clandestine graves and...

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