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A Beginner's Primer on the Investigation of Forensic Evidence
by KIM KRUGLICK
This primer is designed to help lawyers deal with forensic evidence of all types. Although it is addressed primarily to criminal defense lawyers, it is full of astute observations about the institutional structure of forensic science and problems that common arise in that field. The author is an experienced criminal lawyer based in Mill Valley, California who is well known for successfully litigating cases involving scientific issues. The article includes a discoverable material checklist and a forensic case issue checklist to guide litigators preparing for trial.
DNA Testing: An Introduction for Non-Scientists - An illustrated
by DONALD E. RILEY, Ph.D.
This primer on DNA evidence is designed to help people who are new to the area get up to speed quickly on the technology and terminology involved in forensic DNA testing.
Revised and Update April 6, 2005
by PAUL C. GIANNELLI
Professor Giannelli, a distinguished scholar of evidence, prepared these case notes for a recent conference on science and law.