Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science (12th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780134477596

ISBN-10: 0134477596

Author: Richard Saferstein

Edition: 12

Publication date:
2017
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Paperback 576 pages
Category:
Law, Psychology, Criminology, Criminal Law
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Acknowledged author Richard Saferstein wrote Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science (12th Edition) comprising 576 pages back in 2017. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0134477596 and 9780134477596. Since then Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science (12th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $58.62 or rent at the marketplace.


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For introductory courses in Forensic Science and Crime Scene Investigation

A clear introduction to the technology of the modern crime laboratory for non-scientists
Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, Twelfth Edition, uses clear writing, case stories, and modern technology to capture the pulse and fervor of forensic science investigations. Written for readers with no scientific background, only the most relevant scientific and technological concepts are presented. The nature of physical evidence is defined, and the limitations that technology and current knowledge impose on its individualization and characterization are examined. A major portion of the text centers on discussions of the common items of physical evidence encountered at crime scenes. Particular attention is paid to the meaning and role of probability in interpreting the evidential significance of scientifically evaluated evidence. Updated throughout, the Twelfth Edition includes a new chapter on the exciting field of forensic biometrics. With its easy-to-understand writing and straightforward presentation, this best-selling text is clear and comprehensible to a wide variety of students.