Applicability of Greulich and Pyle method for age assessment in forensic practice on an Italian sample

Abstract

The main importance in age estimation lies in the assessment of criminal liability and protection of unaccompanied minor immigrants, when their age is unknown. Under Italian law, persons are not criminally responsible before they reach the age of 14. The age of 18 is important when deciding whether juvenile or adult law must be applied. In the case of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00414-010-0541-6

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