Ethics in Forensic Science

Written By J.C. Upshaw Downs
Ethics in Forensic Science
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 March 2012
  • ISBN : 0123850207
  • Pages : 472 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Ethics in Forensic Science written by J.C. Upshaw Downs which was release on 20 March 2012, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This work will draw upon the expertise of the editors as authors and various contributors in order to present several different perspectives with the goal of approaching and understanding when ethical lines are crossed. In order to achieve this goal, comparisons of various canons of ethics from related fields such as medicine, law, the military, science and politics will be examined and applied. Case studies will be presented throughout to illustrate ethical dilemmas and challenge the reader with the goal of greater understanding. First book to comprehensively address ethics in forensics beyond the laboratory Real-life cases presented involving unethical behavior to illustrate concepts Discusses ethical considerations while delineating opinion from fact in testimony Places forensic ethics within the canons of the legal and medical systems

Ethics in Forensic Science

Ethics in Forensic Science
  • Author : J.C. Upshaw Downs,Anjali Ranadive Swienton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-20
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : This work will draw upon the expertise of the editors as authors and various contributors in order to present several different perspectives with the goal of approaching and understanding when ethical lines are crossed. In order to achieve this goal, comparisons of various canons of ethics from related fields such ...

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science
  • Author : Robin T. Bowen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : While one would hope that forensic scientists, investigators, and experts are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have morality as varied as the general population. These professionals confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others that frequently have no definitive answers. Since the ...

Ethics in Forensic Science

Ethics in Forensic Science
  • Author : Peter D. Barnett
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-06-27
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : With the complexity of the interactions between the methodology of science, the principles of justice, and the realities of the practice of law and criminalistics, ethical issues frequently arise. One of the hallmarks of a profession is a code of ethics to govern the actions of members of the profession ...

ETHICS IN FORENSIC SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

ETHICS IN FORENSIC SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
  • Author : Melvin A. Shiffman
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : This book provides an invaluable source of information for physicians and forensic scientists who are involved as expert witnesses in civil and criminal litigation. Manipulative and opportunistic lawyers can lead an unsuspecting scientific expert into a potentially dangerous situation that could result in personal embarrassment, professional organizational disciplinary action, or ...

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science
  • Author : Robin T. Bowen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : While we would like to believe that forensic science professionals are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have moral compasses as varied as those of any individual you may know. They confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others that frequently have no ...

Ethics for the Public Service Professional

Ethics for the Public Service Professional
  • Author : Aric W. Dutelle, M. F. S.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-22
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Public service professionals — government officials, those in the legal system, first responders, and investigators — confront ethical issues every day. In an environment where each decision can mean the difference between life and death or freedom and imprisonment, deciding on an ethical course of action can pose challenges to even the ...

Manual of Forensic Science

Manual of Forensic Science
  • Author : Anna Barbaro
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-14
  • Total pages : 289
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : A truly international and multi-disciplinary compendium of current best practices authored by top practitioners from around the world, the book covers current trends and technology advances in the following disciplines within forensic science: bloodstain pattern analysis, forensic photography, ballistics, latent prints, forensic genetics and DNA, questioned documents, forensic toxicology, forensic ...

Forensic Science

Forensic Science
  • Author : Stuart H. James,Jon J. Nordby,Suzanne Bell,Jon J. Nordby, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-02-10
  • Total pages : 778
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Written by highly respected forensic scientists and legal practitioners, Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, Second Edition covers the latest theories and practices in areas such as DNA testing, toxicology, chemistry of explosives and arson, and vehicle accident reconstruction. This second edition offers a cutting-edge presentation of ...

Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice

Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice
  • Author : Kevin J. Strom,Matthew J. Hickman
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-04-04
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Uniting forensics, law, and social science in meaningful and relevant ways, Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice, by Kevin J. Strom and Matthew J. Hickman, is structured around current research on how forensic evidence is being used and how it is impacting the justice system. This unique book—written ...

Professional Issues in Forensic Science

Professional Issues in Forensic Science
  • Author : Max M. Houck
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-15
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Professional Issues in Forensic Science will introduce students to various topics they will encounter within the field of Forensic Science. Legal implications within the field will focus on expert witness testimony and procedural rules defined by both legislative statute and court decisions. These decisions affect the collection, analysis, and court ...

Forensic Science Under Siege

Forensic Science Under Siege
  • Author : Kelly Pyrek
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Forensic science laboratories' reputations have increasingly come under fire. Incidents of tainted evidence, false reports, allegations of negligence, scientifically flawed testimony, or - worse yet - perjury in in-court testimony, have all served to cast a shadow over the forensic sciences. Instances of each are just a few of the ...

Ethics in Forensic Science

Ethics in Forensic Science
  • Author : Peter D. Barnett
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-06-27
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : With the complexity of the interactions between the methodology of science, the principles of justice, and the realities of the practice of law and criminalistics, ethical issues frequently arise. One of the hallmarks of a profession is a code of ethics to govern the actions of members of the profession ...

Forensic Science

Forensic Science
  • Author : William J. Tilstone,Kathleen A. Savage,Leigh A. Clark
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Written by experts for the general audience, this A-Z presentation covers all aspects of forensic science from its beginning to its central place in modern law enforcement....

Technology in Forensic Science

Technology in Forensic Science
  • Author : Deepak Rawtani,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-11-02
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : The book "Technology in Forensic Science" provides an integrated approach by reviewing the usage of modern forensic tools as well as the methods for interpretation of the results. Starting with best practices on sample taking, the book then reviews analytical methods such as high-resolution microscopy and chromatography, biometric approaches, and ...

Ethics and Professionalism in Forensic Anthropology

Ethics and Professionalism in Forensic Anthropology
  • Author : Nicholas V. Passalacqua,Marin A. Pilloud
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-12
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 0123850207
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Summary : Forensic anthropologists are confronted with ethical issues as part of their education, research, teaching, professional development, and casework. Despite the many ethical challenges that may impact forensic anthropologists, discourse and training in ethics are limited. The goal for Ethics and Professionalism in Forensic Anthropology is to outline the current state ...