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91139 Complex Forensic Cases (Biology)

6cp; 4hpw
Requisite(s): 91137 DNA Profiling AND 91138 Investigation of Human Remains

Description

The core focus of this subject is on developing case assessment and interpretation strategies which are used in operational forensic laboratories in order to assist in determining which exhibits in a case hold the most evidential value. The subject includes working through mock cases, making decisions on what samples to take and analyses to perform, generating contemporaneous notes and case files that would be admissible in a court. In addition, the subject focuses on a complex examination during practical sessions, writing a court report, and presenting the case in a mock trial.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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