criminal investigation

Good Essays
The quiz is multiple
-
choice and will c ontain material from Chapters
5 & 7 and Powerpoints.
Some items to focus on include:
Examination of Physical Evidence
Individual Characteristics
Class Characteristics
Significance of Physical Evidence
Facial
Reconstruction
Forensic Databases
MurderScene: Death and Autopsies
Estimating the time of death o Rigor mortis o Livor mortis o Algor mortis
Forensic Entomologist
History of Fingerprints
Henry System
Fundamental Principles of Fingerprints
Loop

Ulnar and Radial
Minutiae
Whorl
Arch
Delta
Core
Classification of Fingerprints
Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Methods of Detecting Fingerprints
Preservation of Developed Prints
The quiz is multiple
-
choice and will c ontain material from Chapters 1 (pages 24
-
32)
,
P owerpoints and websites.
Some items to focus on include:
The Frye standard
Daubert Ruling
The admissibility of scientific examinations in federal courts
Mincey
v. Arizona
F
rye v. United States
Federal Rules of Evidence 702
Coppolino v. State
Expert Witness
Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals
U.S. Constitution
4
th
Amendment
5 th Amendment
6
th
Amendment
Landma r k Decision
Probable Cause
Warrantless Searches
Fruits of the poisonous tree doctrine
V
alid arrest warrant
P
lain view search
Circumstantial evidence Explain the different approaches espoused by the Frye and Daubert decisions to the admissibility of scientific evidence in the court room.
-In the Frye Vs. United States the court ruled that in order to be admitted as evidence at trial, the questioned procedure, technique,or principles must be "generally accepted" by a meaningful segment of the relevant scientific community. It requires the proponent of a scientific test to present to the court. It also determines whether a novel technique meets criteria associated with "general acceptance". Some courts believe espoused a more flexible standard admitting

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