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Forensic bitemark identification: weak foundations, exaggerated claims
Abstract Several forensic sciences, especially of the pattern-matching kind, are increasingly seen to lack the scientific foundation needed to justify continuing admission as trial evidence. Indeed,Expand
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Computer Source Code: A Source of the Growing Controversy Over the Reliability of Automated Forensic Techniques
The article deals with two legal issues posed by the growing trend in the United States to automate forensic analyses. Expand
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Expert Testimony by Ethicists: What Should Be the Norm?
  • E. Imwinkelried
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • 1 June 2005
The term, “bioethics” was coined in 1970 by American cancerologist V. R. Potter. In the few decades since, the field of bioethics has emerged as an important discipline. The field has attained aExpand
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The Use of Evidence of an Accused's Uncharged Misconduct to Prove Mens Rea: The Doctrines Which Threaten to Engulf the Character Evidence Prohibition
The accused is charged with homicide. The indictment alleges that the accused committed the murder in early 1990. During the government's case-inchief at trial, the prosecutor calls a witness. TheExpand
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An Evidentiary Paradox: Defending the Character Evidence Prohibition by Upholding a Non-Character Theory of Logical Relevance, the Doctrine of Chances
In the past 35 years, the doctrine of objective chances has emerged as one of the most important non-character theories of logical relevance. When a person suffers a particular type of loss withExpand
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Microbial Forensics: The Biggest Thing Since DNA?
We live in a microbial cloud. Our bodies are home to between two and six pounds of microbial life-cells that do not share our DNA but replicate and live on our skin and hair, in our colons, betweenExpand
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The Methods of Attacking Scientific Evidence
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