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Monthly Archives: July 2015

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How the Frye Standard Affects Your Case

The Frye Standard and Your Expert Witness What exactly is the Frye Standard? The Frye Standard is a legal standard used in court cases dealing with scientific issues. It states that if an expert opinion is based on a scientific technique, procedure, or form of measurement, then the opinion will…

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Interesting Facts About Forensic Toxicology

Facts From A Forensic Toxicologist The world of the forensic toxicologist may seem all ‘hard science’ and crime solving to some, but it is actually a diverse and fascinating field with a long history. Toxins and poisons have been studied and used worldwide for thousands of years, and you may…

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How Does Death Affect Forensic Toxicology Findings

Forensic toxicology is used to determine what chemicals were ingested or present at a crime scene, including trace elements and residue. The forensic toxicologist’s findings determine what chemicals were present, and in what concentration, at the time of death. Determining what substances a person ingested, can be complicated by absorption,…

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A Detailed Look At Forensic Pathology

Forensic pathology is an important and necessary function in the field of physiological science and crime scene investigations. What is the Role of a Forensic Pathologist? In the field of pathology, a forensic pathologist, commonly referred to as a medical examiner or coroner, is a trained physician whose role it…

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Toxicology Lawyer Talks Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana and medical marijuana in a handful of states, a common question has been raised amongst employees and employers: in states where marijuana has been legalized should it be allowed in the workplace? The answer to this question is not cut and dry, there…

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