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The real world of a forensic scientist
Date:10/2/2009

ccomplished, experienced forensic science colleagues, Elaine Pagliaro and Katherine Ramsland, Dr. Lee has provided readers with a rich combination of his personal career and some of his most challenging and exciting cases," said Cyril H. Wecht MD, JD, Past President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. "The Real World of a Forensic Scientist is strongly recommended for every practitioner, student, and devotee of this dramatic and exciting profession."

In THE REAL WORLD OF A FORENSIC SCIENTIST: RENOWNED EXPERTS REVEAL WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE CRIMES, the experts also focus on careers in forensic science, illustrated by high profile cases that required different forensic disciplines, including engineering, accounting, psychology, crime scene investigation, and DNA analysis. These cases also underscore the importance of forensic evidence in criminal and civil cases, national security, environmental protection, and public safety.

"At the core of criminal investigation is the dedication of forensic scientists in all disciplines and sustained pride in our daily efforts. Our continual path forward includes educating the public, providing quality scientific results, and adhering to the utmost level of ethics and moral standards in relentless pursuit of justice for all those affected by crime," said Traci Harris, forensic quality consultant. "This book will inspire future forensic scientists to move ahead in achieving the same goals as scientists in the field today."

Various specialties in forensic sciencecreated by the American Academy of Forensic Scienceare also detailed, including the types of evidence generally analyzed in each area; and the steps one should take to prepare for a career in a particular specialty. Also included is useful information about professional organizations, certification programs and requirements, laboratory opportunities, and university forensic science programs.


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