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NCJ Number: 36188 Find in a Library
Title: TECHNIQUES OF LEGAL INVESTIGATION
Author(s): A M GOLEC
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 277
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS GENERAL REFERENCE WORK ON TECHNIQUES, PROCEDURES, AND PRACTICES IN THE FIELD OF LEGAL INVESTIGATION IS INTENDED AS BOTH AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL AND CONTINUING REFERENCE MANUAL FOR THE INVESTIGATOR.
Abstract: IT PROCEEDS FROM A STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE AND FUNCTION OF THE LEGAL INVESTIGATOR, THROUGH A REVIEW OF THE LAW WITH WHICH THE INVESTIGATOR MUST BE CONVERSANT, TO GENERAL INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES, AND THEN INTO SPECIFIC TECHNIQUES FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF CIVIL NEGLIGENCE AND TORT INVESTIGATION. INCLUDED IS A DISCUSSION OF THE LAW OF EVIDENCE, INTERVIEWING WITNESSES, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND INVESTIGATION REPORTS. A SECTION ON PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND A CHAPTER ON CRIMINAL DEFENSE INVESTIGATION ARE ALSO INCLUDED. ILLUSTRATIONS FROM ACTUAL CASES INVESTIGATED BY THE AUTHOR ARE UTILIZED. A THREE-PAGE BIBLIOGRAPHY, TABLE OF COURT CASES CITED, AND A SUBJECT INDEX ARE PROVIDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Defense legal investigators; Private police; Procedure manuals; Reference materials; Techniques
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