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NCJ Number: 30509 Find in a Library
Title: SCIENTIFIC AND EXPERT EVIDENCE IN CRIMINAL ADVOCACY
Editor(s): J G CEDERBAUMS; S ARNOLD
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 561
Sponsoring Agency: Practicing Law Institute
New York, NY 10019
Sale Source: Practicing Law Institute
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXTBOOK, INTENDED AS A GUIDE FOR BOTH PROSECUTORS AND DEFENSE ATTORNEYS, SUGGESTS APPROACHES FOR THE EXAMINATION AND CROSS EXAMINATION OF EXPERT TESTIMONY IN CRIMINAL CASES.
Abstract: THIS COLLECTION OF SEVENTEEN ARTICLES COVERS THE FOLLOWING AREAS: THE USE AND MISUSE OF SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE; AUTOPSIES; FORENSIC PATHOLOGY; THE PROPER USE OF A PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT; PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATIONS; THE BALLISTICS INVESTIGATOR; NEUTRON ACTIVATION AND ATOMIC ABSORPTION ANALYSIS; POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE; AND VOICE IDENTIFICATION, INCLUDING VOICEPRINTS. OTHER TYPES OF SCIENTIFIC-TECHNICAL EVIDENCE DISCUSSED ARE DRUG ANALYSES, BREATHALYZER RESULTS, WIRETAPPING AND ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE, AND TAX ACCOUNTING TESTIMONY. APPENDED ARE A BIBLIOGRAPHY ON EVIDENCE IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS, A LIST OF APPELLATE VOICEPRINT ADMISSIBILITY CASES AND THEIR DECISIONS, AND AN OUTLINE OF EMERGING CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES IN LAW AND PSYCHIATRY. (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Course materials; Cross-examination; Evidence; Expert witnesses; Procedure manuals; Rules of evidence; Testimony
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