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Monthly Archives: June 2015

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Debunking the Top Forensic Toxicology Myths

What TV Doesn’t Tell You About Forensic Toxicology We’ve all seen how crimes are solved on forensic television shows: the forensic toxicologist collects samples from the crime scene, tests them in a state-of-the-art laboratory, and the killer is revealed and arrested in a matter of days. While the glamorous appeal…

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Finding the Right Expert Witness for Your Case

Qualified, Credible and Confident: Selecting an Expert Witness An expert witness can make or break a case. They are called in to testify on complicated subjects – usually scientific or technical – and must be able to make their specialist knowledge accessible to the court. But it’s not just the…

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Using an Expert Witness in a DUI Case

How Can an Expert Witness Help You in Your DUI Case? If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and the decision to fight the charge has been made, there are two important steps to take: retain a lawyer – preferably an experienced…

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Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing

What is Forensic Toxicology Anyway? With the many crime-based dramas becoming the mainstay of television entertainment, the idea of forensic toxicology is one that is not particularly unfamiliar. But do we really understand what it is or how it works? Do you know how it can be applied to your…

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How Real Is Toxicology Testing On TV

Television communicates a rather interesting narrative on how toxicology tests are conducted. On television, toxicology testing can appear glamorous, easy, and efficient. The truth is, toxicology testing reality is far from the elegant forensic portrayal on television. What Is Toxicology Testing? Toxicology tests are processes used to check for drugs,…

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Types Of Drug Tests In The 21st Century

There is an increasing demand for toxicology data in the 21st century. With the number of types of drug tests available, many institutions and companies insist on drug tests before hiring or accepting a candidate. Traditional vitro methods of drug testing are not always feasible or time efficient. With the…

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Drug Toxicology: Alcohol vs Drug related DUI

Part two of the series on drug toxicology is focused on how alcohol-impaired driving compares to driving under the influence of drugs. This article explores the well-documented consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol, how prosecution of drug-impaired driving compares, and how blood and urine testing are required to…

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