Angry women are perceived as more emotional – and their anger only hurts their attempts to sway listeners, according to a new study published in the journal Law and Human Behavior.
The videos, apparently taken by students at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, have now prompted a call by the local sheriff’s office, the officer’s employer, for an independent investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department.
A police forensic team looked for DNA samples, hairs, dust and other trace “evidence” which may belong to the many famous and infamous patients who essentially laid the foundation for modern psychoanalysis.
The analyst was placed on leave immediately, but charges have not been filed, Hummel told Forensic Magazine. Other counties could be impacted by the analyst's workload – and she also may have worked at other law-enforcement laboratories prior to her current role, the District Attorney said.
The medieval killer, the bubonic plauge, has been with humanity long before the Dark Ages set in. Ancient DNA was extracted from the bones of 101 adults, spanning from Siberia to Poland dating back to almost 6,000 years ago,
Just in time for Halloween, Benjamin Wright, a lawyer and senior instructor with the SANS Institute, has pulled together some of the creepiest cases he has collected over the past decade.
Until the 19th century it was relatively easy to get away with murder. Arsenic was the perfect weapon because it’s practically tasteless and odorless, symptoms are often mistaken for natural diseases, and best of all there were no tests to detect it.
Interpreting the laboratory findings, deciding whether to pursue additional testing, and coming to a reasonable conclusion in these cases can be difficult.
The announcement of a combined $79 million in funding being allocated to address the backlog of untested rape kits was great news. But only a single step in the right direction.
Becoming an accredited agency assures customers that the forensic agency complies with international standards and internationally recognized good practices, and that its staff is technically competent to perform specific types of testing and inspections.
Amy Robert's rapist remains unnamed and potentially still at large. The next clue to bring him to justice could be on a shelf of any police department or county prosecutor’s office across the nation.
This paper describes a method for extraction, identification, and quantitation of cocaine on paper money from nine different geographical areas around the globe, including five samples from the United States, using a triple quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer and the Multiple Reaction Monitoring (MRM) monitoring mode
Already in poor health from the first hunger strike – in which he lost half his weight – Lecuyer said he will not eat until those who punished him are punished themselves.
Computer algorithms have given forensic professionals unprecedented new avenues to investigate criminal cases especially with advanced DNA analysis techniques in the past half-decade. But, there is still no substitute for trained human analysts when it comes to facial recognition.
Forensic toxicology has always been the domain of the medical examiner. As far back as the early 18th century, primitive toxicology practices were already being utilized in criminal courts, and were quickly becoming an important crime-solving weapon in some of history’s most infamous cases.