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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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FOR 190 - Legal Issues Pertaining to Scientific Evidence

Semester Hours: 3
Fall
This course highlights the relationship between legal decision-making and forensic science. Evidentiary foundations for types of forensic evidence are presented, and legal evaluation of scientific validity is discussed. Issues pertaining to chain of custody procedures; methods of forensic analysis; identification of individuals; and the relevance, materiality, credibility, and competence of the evidence are examined.


Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 12, 100 (or its equivalent); CHEM 105, 109; FOR 101; PHI 14 or permission of instructor.





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