Introduction to Forensic Sciences
Evidence– All forms of evidence must be carefully and properly collected, documented, and evaluated. Part of the reason for these requirements is that not all evidence can be preserved indefinitely. A good example of this is a human body that is examined at autopsy. Because the autopsy dissection disrupts the normal anatomy of the body and human tissues break down, proper documentation utilizing photographs, diagrams, and written descriptions are essential to ensure that the evidence (i.e. the findings from the body) can be reevaluated at a later date if required. While there are many other types of...
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