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Nov 09, 2016

Criminalistics Information Guide

Although the term criminalistics is often used interchangeably with the term forensic science, it is in fact as the Amarican Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) acknowledge a distinct discipline...

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Nov 04, 2016

Free Online Murder Mystery Games

Free Online Murder Mystery Games

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Nov 04, 2016

Forensic Science Guestbook

Many thanks for visiting the All About Forensic Science Guestbook. Any feedback you have would be gratefully received. Whether it's just to say hello, to comment about a specific forensic...

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Nov 03, 2016

Karen Franklin Interview

Fascinating Q & A with forensic psychologist Karen Franklin, PhD.

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Nov 03, 2016

Forensic Science Contact Form

Please get in touch via the forensic science contact form.

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Nov 03, 2016

Mathieu Orfila

Mathieu Orfila: Learn all about forensic science pioneer Mathieu Orfila.

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Nov 02, 2016

Alphonse Bertillon

Alphonse Bertillon: Learn all about forensic science pioneer Alphonse Bertillon.

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Oct 31, 2016

Forensic Science History Article

Forensic science history. Travel back to a time before CSI. This wonderful article from 1921 is a forensic science call to arms.

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Oct 31, 2016

History of Forensic Science

History of Forensic Science: A showcase of major landmarks and developments.

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Oct 31, 2016

Forensic Toxicology Poison Murders Solved

Poison Murders Solved by Test Tube Sleuths: Fascinating article from 1935 showcasing the analytical tests employed in the early days of forensic toxicology.

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Oct 31, 2016

Forensic Ballistics Who Did The Shooting?

Forensic Ballistics Who Did The Shooting? Wonderful article from 1927 showcasing the then new science of forensic ballistics.

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Oct 27, 2016

Forensic DNA Expert Interview

Interview with forensic DNA expert Dr. Dean Hildebrand

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Oct 27, 2016

Forensic Odontology Expert Interview

Interview with forensic odontology expert Dr Iain Pretty.

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Oct 27, 2016

Forensic Anthropology Masters: Interview with Professor Sue Black

Fascinating interview with forensic anthropology expert Professor Sue Black.

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Oct 27, 2016

Famous Forensic Cases

A showcase of fascinating famous forensic cases featuring celebrities, high profile trials and key historical figures.

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Oct 26, 2016

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 26, 2016

Forensic Nursing Information Guide

Forensic Nursing. Learn all about the application of nursing science within a legal context.

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Oct 25, 2016

Forensic Linguistics Information Guide

Forensic Linguistics. Learn all about this fascinating area of forensic science.

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Oct 24, 2016

Forensic Expert Witness Guide

Forensic Expert Witness Testimony. Information, resources and free online training.

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Oct 24, 2016

Environmental Forensics Information Guide

Environmental Forensics. Learn all about this fascinating area of forensic science.

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Oct 22, 2016

Forensic Engineering Information Guide

Forensic Engineering. Learn all about this fascinating area of forensic science.

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Oct 21, 2016

Forensic DNA Information Guide

Forensic DNA. Learn all about this fascinating area of forensic science.

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Oct 21, 2016

Computer Forensics Information Guide

Computer forensics relates to the application of analytical techniques employed to collect, recover, authenticate, preserve and analyse electronic data for legal purposes...

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Oct 20, 2016

Forensic Accounting Information Guide

Forensic Accounting. Learn all about this growing area of forensic science.

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Oct 20, 2016

Forensic Photography Information Guide

Forensic Photography. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 19, 2016

Forensic Animation Information Guide

Forensic Animation. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 19, 2016

Forensic Art Information Guide

Forensic Art. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 18, 2016

Understanding The CSI Effect

Crime Scene Investigation Issues: Understanding The CSI Effect

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Oct 18, 2016

Forensic Entomology Information Resources

Forensic Entomology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 18, 2016

Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scene Investigation: Access comprehensive information on all aspects of crime scene investigation.

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Oct 18, 2016

Crime Scene Documentation Information Page

Crime scene documentation begins with the first responder. Police officers are taught the importance of taking notes from the time of arrival. The crime scene investigator documents the scene in...

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Oct 17, 2016

Crime Scene Collection Techniques Information Page

Crime Scene Collection Techniques: The crime scene investigator performing the collection must ensure tools are clean or sterilized and that gloves are changed between handling each sample...

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Oct 17, 2016

Types of Crime Scene Information Page

Types of Crime Scene: The outdoor crime scene is the most vulnerable to loss, contamination, and deleterious change of physical evidence in a relatively short period of time. Individuals with...

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Oct 15, 2016

Cold Cases Information Guide

Cold Cases: Conventional wisdom in homicide investigations holds that speed is of the essence. The notion is that any case that is not solved or that lacks significant leads and...

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Oct 14, 2016

Trace Evidence Information Guide

Trace evidence is one of the most diverse forensic disciplines because it includes the analysis of hair, fiber, paint, glass, soil, and other particulate matter. Trace evidence analysis can also...

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Oct 14, 2016

Forensic Archaeology Information Guide

Forensic Archaeology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 13, 2016

Forensic Serology Information Page

Forensic Serology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 13, 2016

Forensic Toxicology Information Guide

Forensic Toxicology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 13, 2016

Forensic Ballistics Information Guide

Forensic Ballistics. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 11, 2016

Forensic Odontology Information Guide

Forensic Odontology. Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 11, 2016

Criminalists: Full Text Article Featuring Paul L Kirk

Criminalists: Fascinating article from 1947 featuring pioneering criminalist Paul L Kirk.

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Oct 10, 2016

Forensic Anthropology Information and Resources

Forensic Anthropology: Learn all about this fascinating branch of forensic science.

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Oct 10, 2016

Forensic Pathology Information Guide

Forensic pathology primarily relates to the study of disease within a legal context. Learn all about this fascinating topic here.

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Oct 10, 2016

All About Forensic Science

A forensic science website designed to help anybody looking for detailed information and resources.

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Jan 10, 2016

Read Expert Forensic Science Articles For Free

The forensic science articles section of the website provides free access to published peer reviewed expert articles. The authors of these publications have very kindly given permission...

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Aug 27, 2013

Forensic Accounting Degree Directory

Welcome to the forensic accounting degree directory. The aim of this page is to help anybody thinking about becoming a certified forensic accountant obtain information relating to forensic accounting.

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Aug 12, 2013

Forensic Science Book of The Month

Welcome to the forensic science book of the month page. Whether you are new to forensic science, currently studying the topic, or consider yourself an expert...

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Jul 08, 2013

UK Forensic Science Degrees

UK Forensic Science Degrees: The aim of this page is to help anybody looking for information relating to UK forensic science degree programmes, forensic science schools or forensic science study...

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Jul 08, 2013

Forensic Anthropology Schools

forensic anthropology schools directory: Here you will find a selection of schools, colleges and Universtites that offer forensic anthropology programs and training.

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Mar 30, 2013

Forensic Psychology Programs (USA)

Welcome to the USA Forensic Psychology Degree Directory. For each University or college featured below, details of the forensic psychology programs on offer will be provided, along a direct link to...

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