The Resource A question of evidence : a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J., Colin Evans, (electronic resource)

A question of evidence : a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J., Colin Evans, (electronic resource)

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A question of evidence : a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J.
Title
A question of evidence
Title remainder
a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J.
Statement of responsibility
Colin Evans
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Scientific sleuthing and slip-ups in the investigations of fifteen famous casesRanging from the Turin Shroud and the suspicious death of Napoleon Bonaparte to the murder cases of Dr. Sam "The Fugitive" Sheppard and O. J. Simpson, A Question of Evidence takes readers inside some of the most vexing forensic controversies of all time. In each case, Colin Evans lays out the conflicting medical and scientific evidence and shows how it was used or mishandled in reaching a verdict. Among the other cases: the assassination of JFK, the strange history of Alfred Packer (the only convicted American canni
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N$T
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
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Evans, Colin
Dewey number
363.25
Series statement
eBooks from EBSCOhost
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  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal investigation
  • Forensic sciences
  • Evidence, Criminal
  • LAW
  • Electronic books
  • Criminal investigation
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A question of evidence : a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J., Colin Evans, (electronic resource)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=82043
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Publication
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [240]-245) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The Turin Shroud: genuine relic or medieval fake? -- Napoleon Bonaparte; poison, poison everywhere -- Alfred Packer: the Colorado cannibal -- Donald Merrett: freed by forensics to kill again -- William Lancaster: a bullet in the night -- Sir Henry John Delves Broughton: murder in high places -- Alfred de Marigny: the bogus fingerprint -- Sam Sheppard: medical malpractice and Dr. Sam -- Steven Truscott: a time for dying -- Lee Harvey Oswald: the calculating patsy -- Jeffrey MacDonald: fatal revision -- Lindy Chamberlain: Australia's forensic nightmare -- Roberto Calvi: the curious death of God's banker -- Colin Stagg: mind games -- O.J. Simpson: when money met science
Control code
tsl-ebsco06182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 250 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52371365
Label
A question of evidence : a casebook of great forensic controversies, from Napoleon to O.J., Colin Evans, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=82043
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [240]-245) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The Turin Shroud: genuine relic or medieval fake? -- Napoleon Bonaparte; poison, poison everywhere -- Alfred Packer: the Colorado cannibal -- Donald Merrett: freed by forensics to kill again -- William Lancaster: a bullet in the night -- Sir Henry John Delves Broughton: murder in high places -- Alfred de Marigny: the bogus fingerprint -- Sam Sheppard: medical malpractice and Dr. Sam -- Steven Truscott: a time for dying -- Lee Harvey Oswald: the calculating patsy -- Jeffrey MacDonald: fatal revision -- Lindy Chamberlain: Australia's forensic nightmare -- Roberto Calvi: the curious death of God's banker -- Colin Stagg: mind games -- O.J. Simpson: when money met science
Control code
tsl-ebsco06182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 250 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52371365

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