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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
by Deborah Blum
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Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like Raymond Chandler than Madame Curie" (The New York Observer) A fascinating Jazz Age tale of... (read more)

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The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist
The Bone Lady: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist
by Mary Manhein
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When a skeleton is all that's left to tell the story of a crime, Mary H. Manhein, otherwise known as "the bone lady," is called in. For almost two decades, Manhein has used her expertise in forensic pathology to help law enforcement agents--locally... (read more)

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Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
by Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
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Dr. Bill Bass, one of the world's leading forensic anthropologists, gained international attention when he built a forensic lab like no other: The Body Farm. Now, this master scientist unlocks the gates of his lab to reveal his most intriguing cases-and... (read more)

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Practical Aspects of Criminal & Forensic Investigations #58: Practical Cold Case Homicide Investigations Procedural Manual
Practical Aspects of Criminal & Forensic Investigations #58: Practical Cold Case Homicide Investigations Procedural Manual
by Richard H. Walton
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Written by a former DA investigator, this handy field guide follows the successful format of Vernon Gebertha (TM)s Practical Homicide Investigation: Checklist and Field Guide. Using techniques perfected during the authora (TM)s many years as an... (read more)

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Introduction to Crime Analysis: Basic Resources for Criminal Justice Practice
Introduction to Crime Analysis: Basic Resources for Criminal Justice Practice
by Deborah Osborne
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Successfully analyze crime at any level of law enforcement This book is a practical resource guide for the development of crime analysis in local law enforcement. The tragedy of September 11, 2001, has raised awareness on how crucial it is to analyze... (read more)

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The Devil's Dozen: 12 Notorious Serial Killers Caught by Cutting-Edge Forensics
The Devil's Dozen: 12 Notorious Serial Killers Caught by Cutting-Edge Forensics
by Katherine Ramsland
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What led authorities to the murder castle of H. H. Holmes? What cast a cloud of suspicion over cannibal Albert Fish? What drove Russias Killer X to confess? How many victims were actually buried on that Vancouver pig farm?   In The Devils Dozen... (read more)

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Hidden Evidence: 50 True Crimes and How Forensic Science Helped Solve Them
Hidden Evidence: 50 True Crimes and How Forensic Science Helped Solve Them
by David Owen
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This is a monumental work.-- Science Books and Films (on the first edition) The writing is lively but succinct, complete without being morbid. The illustrations and photos complement the text and go a long way in explaining sophisticated techniques... (read more)

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Witnesses to the Unsolved: Prominent Psychic Detectives and Mediums Explore Our Most Haunting Mysteries
Witnesses to the Unsolved: Prominent Psychic Detectives and Mediums Explore Our Most Haunting Mysteries
by Edward Olshaker
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A cross between Medium and Unsolved Mysteries, this award-winning book is now available in paperback for the first time... In WITNESSES TO THE UNSOLVED, author Edward Olshaker turns to some of the world's most accomplished psychic detectives and mediums... (read more)

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The Science of Cold Case Files
The Science of Cold Case Files
by Katherine Ramsland
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The Science of Cold Case Files reveals the absorbing true stories behind the pioneering A&E television series, and the intrepid detectives whose investigations resulted in the resolution of the most baffling of crimes-sometimes decades after they were... (read more)

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Evidence From the Earth : Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation (04 - Old Edition)
Evidence From the Earth : Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation (04 - Old Edition)
by Raymond C. Murray
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Forensic geologists use techniques to aid in criminal and civil investigations. Readers will learn about the history of forensic geology; types of rocks, soils, gemstones, and related synthetic materials, and how geologic evidence is used in court. High... (read more)

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Sex, Lies, and Handwriting: A Top Expert Reveals the Secrets Hidden in Your Handwriting
Sex, Lies, and Handwriting: A Top Expert Reveals the Secrets Hidden in Your Handwriting
by Michelle Dresbold
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Handwriting expert Michelle Dresbold—the only civilian to be invited to the United States Secret Service's Advanced Document Examination training program—draws on her extensive experience helping law enforcement agencies around the country on... (read more)

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Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab -- The Body Farm -- Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab -- The Body Farm -- Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
by Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
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Dr. Bill Bass, one of the world's leading forensic anthropologists, gained international attention when he built a forensic lab like no other: The Body Farm. Now, this master scientist unlocks the gates of his lab to reveal his most intriguing cases-and... (read more)

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Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
by Bill Bass
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A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. Bill Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition—three acres on a hillside in Tennessee where human bodies are left to the elements. His research has... (read more)

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Dissecting Death: Secrets of a Medical Examiner
Dissecting Death: Secrets of a Medical Examiner
by Frederick Zugibe and David L. Carroll
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From TV's CSI to bestsellers by Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs, interest in forensics is at an all-time high. Now one of our most respected forensic pathologists gives a behind-the-scenes look at eleven of his most notorious cases, cracked by... (read more)

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Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice
Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice
by Stuart James
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Bloodstain evidence has become a deciding factor in the outcome of many of the world's most notorious criminal cases. As a result, substantiation of this evidence is crucial to those on either side of the courtroom aisle. The challenge is to obtain an... (read more)

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Challenges to Fingerprints
Challenges to Fingerprints
by Lyn Haber
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Written for the trial attorney or an investigator who must work with fingerprint data, this book teaches the pitfalls of fingerprint evidence and the challenges and problems that might occur in a court of law when fingerprint data is presented.... (read more)

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The Language of Police Interviewing: A Critical Analysis
The Language of Police Interviewing: A Critical Analysis
by Georgina Heydon
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Police interviewing is a critical part of the justice process, and more attention is now being paid to training in interview techniques. This new study uses tools drawn from interactional sociolinguistics and conversation analysis for a detailed study of... (read more)

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Neuroscience in the Courtroom: What Every Lawyer Should Know about the Mind and the Brain
Neuroscience in the Courtroom: What Every Lawyer Should Know about the Mind and the Brain
by William R. Uttal
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In legal cases reading a person's mind is often attempted. There are many legal and ethical questions surrounding these attempts and the science behind them. Neuroscience in the Courtroom presents the most current research in the neuroscience area as it... (read more)

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Cracking Cases: The Science of Solving Crimes
Cracking Cases: The Science of Solving Crimes
by Henry C Lee
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Truly a legend in his own time, Dr. Henry C. Lee is considered by many to be the greatest forensic scientist in the world. He gained widespread public recognition through his testimony in the televised O. J. Simpson trial. Since that time he has helped... (read more)

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Essential Forensic Biology
Essential Forensic Biology
by Alan Gunn
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This book is an introduction to the application of biology in legal investigations. Fully revised and updated throughout, the second edition of this highly successful textbook offers an accessible overview to the essentials of the subject providing a... (read more)

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