Forensic science is a key component of criminal investigation and civil law worldwide. This broad-based field ranges over topics as varied as DNA typing, osteology, neuropathology, psychology, crime scene photography, ballistics, criminal profiling, and more. Elsevier provides forensics publications that cover all these topics, written by top authorities, to students, professors, researchers, and professionals.
John Butler's new book builds upon previous editions of Forensic DNA Typing books but with a focus on mixture interpretation and statistical analysis.
Unlike in the movies, a day in the life of a real forensic scientist is often very stressful. We hope these witticisms add a bit of smile to your day.
An excerpt from Raskin's Credibility Assessment was featured in the May/June edition of APA Magazine: The Magazine for the Polygraph Professional.
How do you define error rate? Jane Lewis discusses error rates in the forensic sciences field.
Jane Lewis talks about how forensic document examination began, and how it has evolved over the years.
Electronic documents dominate our business deals, but what happens in a fraudulent transaction? Document disputes require a forensic document examiner.
The case of Gerard Richardson shows why bite mark analysis should not be used as evidence of guilt at a criminal trial. Article from the Innocence Project.
Elsevier authors Luke and Michael Haag are featured in the PBS NOVA special Cold Case JFK, airing Wednesday, November 13th at 9PM/8c.
Author Michael Bowers discusses his new book, Forensic Testimony: Science, Law and Forensic Evidence. Find out why you should read Forensic Testimony.
In this post, Dr. Michael Bowers talks about wrongful convictions involving unreliable forensic science, and the price we pay for these mistakes.