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Entomology and the law : flies as forensic indicators

Author: Bernard Greenberg; John C Kunich
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback versionView all editions and formats
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Thorough analysis of the scientific and legal issues involved in using insects to help solve crimes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Greenberg; John C Kunich
ISBN: 0521019575 9780521019576
OCLC Number: 60371126
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: xiii, 306 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Glossary; Part I: Preface to Part I; 1. A history of flies; 2. Forensic biology of flies; 3. Estimating time of death; 4. Keys to the eggs, larvae, pupae and adults of some forensically important flies; 5. The fly in court; Entomological references; Part II: Preface to Part II; 6. The law of scientific evidence; 7. The admissibility of forensic entomology evidence; 8. The introduction and optimal use of forensic entomology evidence at trial; Conclusion; Index.
Responsibility: Bernard Greenberg and John Charles Kunich.
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Entomology and the Law concerns the use of insects to solve crimes, particularly suspicious deaths. Insect-related evidence is one if the most powerful, yet least understood examples of modern  Read more...

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'... the authors are to be congratulated on a book of sound scholarship and of great practical value.' Science & Justice

 
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