Oct 03, 2022  
2019-2020 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:
FOR 100  or permission of instructor.





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