Forensic Science, Crime, And Terrorism

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Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism is a wide-ranging book written by James E. Girard (2011). This book depicts much information about Forensic Science. However, the chapters of this book are designed to specify accurate information in favor of Forensic Science and it’s different aspects. The chapter 6, I have chosen can be supportive to my research question. ‘How does classification system of fingerprint identification work?’

James E. Girard, the chief author of the book, has a lot experience in Chemistry and Forensic Science. He is chairperson of chemistry department at American University, Washington, DC. In addition, he has done PhD in the field of Chemistry, and he has been working in this field for past 20 years. He holds ‘May Davidson Isbell’ professorship at American University. Girard has written over 60 articles, which are used to separate complex mixtures and also he has provided analysis for some projects such as jet engines, polymer development and light bulbs etc. He was working as a research scientist at general Electric’s corporate Research and development Center. Students throughout the world have been using his forensic science books. However, he has deposed 8 times in last 4 years. His book ‘Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism’ is significant to my report because of its comprehensive contents.

Six sections are included in this book and also book has divided into 17 chapters. The following sections: 1) Introduction to…
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