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Monthly Archives: December 2015

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How Accurate are Hair Follicle Drug Tests

Forensic Toxicology and False-Positive Hair Tests Forensic toxicology is an established discipline with tried-and-tested methods for detecting chemicals, drugs, and toxins. As scientists, we pride ourselves on delivering accurate results. Unfortunately, sometimes mistakes do slip by us. In these cases, the best thing to do is learn from the mistake…

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5 Tips to Avoid DUIs this New Years

Get a DUI Expert Witness or Simply Avoid DUIs? With the holiday season upon us, many people will be enjoying parties and gatherings. Unfortunately, this often means over-indulgence and drunk driving. So instead of spending your Christmas vacation looking for an expert witness for your DUI case, play it safe…

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What it Takes to Be a Forensic Toxicologist

Hire a Professional Forensic Toxicologist A forensic toxicologist deals with many facets of life as science merges with medicine and the law. You may be looking for a forensic toxicologist to conduct office drug tests for your employees or someone who knows about DUI laws and tests to be an…

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The Different Fields of Forensic Toxicology

Forensic Toxicology Fields There are many different types of forensic sciences and globally the American Academy of Forensic Sciences is the biggest forensic science organization. There are eleven sections in fields of interest, activity, education and the expertise of the individual members. The eleven sections include but are not limited…

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Court Room Struggles Of An Expert Witness

Expert witnesses attend trials to provide specialist information to help a judge and jury make an informed judgement. Obviously, with this comes some difficulties that expert witnesses may face when presenting complex information to a court of law. Before understanding some of these struggles, it’s important to grasp what the…

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Various Types Of DUI Alcohol Testing

In the state of Los Angeles, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or other intoxicants, such as drugs, is considered a criminal offence. However, in order to prosecute someone or charge someone for DUI, you need to prove that the person was actually impaired while driving. There are different…

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The Art of Gunshot Residue Testing

Do you know what happens when you fire a gun, and how law enforcement and expert witnesses use gunshot residue testing to discover if a suspect in a criminal case actually discharged a weapon? Okorie Okorocha explains everything you need to know about gunshot residue testing, it’s validity and why…

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