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Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Your Winning Element – The Forensic Toxicology Co-counsel

Forensics & Toxicology The world of forensics and toxicology is one that, generally speaking, only scientists can navigate. Often, however, these issues find their way into the court room and are left in the hands of lawyers who lack a full understanding of what various results mean and how to…

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Drug Facilitated Crimes Series – Analytical Considerations Part 3.

When it comes to drug testing in drug facilitated crimes, there are factors within the laboratories and testing procedures that directly influence the outcome and findings of the level of effect that the drug may have had. These factors are outlined here, to significantly show how many levels there are…

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Blood Testing – Trial by Vial

Blood Testing Result can Mean the Difference Between a Conviction or an Acquittal Blood testing in criminal cases can prove to be extremely vital, and the trial by vile scenario rings true for most court cases. It can be a deciding factor in determining whether to find someone guilty or…

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Drug Toxicology: Impairment & Driving

Driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a serious and potentially fatal offense. Part one of this drug toxicology series will focus on what happens if a person is caught driving under the influence of drugs, the forensic tests needed as well as the challenges that arise when…

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Drug Testing: Sweat Patches 101

Analysis of biological fluids and tissues provide the most reliable method to documenting human drug exposure. The chemical analysis of human sweat in the form of drug testing sweat patches has become an effective method of monitoring drug use over an extended period of time. The sensitivity, specificity and reliability…

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NarcoPouch Test False Positive Dilemma

From as early as the 1900’s, police and investigators across the United States have used NarcoPouch tests to detect illegal drugs and substances. The NarcoPouch test offers a simple and easy way to detect illicit substances; officers simply have to drop the suspected sample into the pouch and watch for…

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