Every Contact Leaves a Trace

Number 22901
Subject Crime
Source Book
State IL
Year 2006
Publication Date 08/2006
Summary "This book is an oral history that focuses on the realities of crime scene investigation, based on extensive interviews with eighty forensic experts throughout the U.S. The major finding was that the depictions of crime scene investigation in TV shows such as 'CSI' and its many off-shoots have created a set of expectations, on the part of the publi, jurors, and police, that has had the unintended effect of compromising both timely crime scene analysis and fair jury trials."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 4
Keywords Forensics; crime scene; CSI; detective; clues;
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