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Class evidence Evidence that cannot be associated with one particular object or person. It can only be put into a group of similar pieces of evidence. Demonstrative evidence Evidence that does not arise from the crime itself, but is created to illustrate or explain evidence. Crime scene drawings or photographs are examples. Evidence Anything that will make an issue more or less true than it would be without the evidence. Anything that tends to prove or disprove something at issue. False negative test A chemical test that turns out negative even though it should have been positive. False positive test A chemical test that turns out positive even though it should have been negative. Identification of evidence The process of describing and documenting chemical, biological, and/or physical characteristics of evidence. Individual evidence Evidence that can be associated with one particular person or object. Known evidence Evidence whose source or ownership is known at the time it is collected.
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Unformatted text preview: Material Evidence is material if it pertains to the particular case that is being tried or investigated. Negative control A material, usually a matrix, that would be expected to respond negatively to a particular chemical test. Nonphysical evidence Evidence such as eye witness or expert testimony or interpretation of an analytical test. Physical evidence Evidence that consists of objects, people, or materials. Positive control A material or chemical expected to respond positively to a particularly chemical test. Probative A piece of evidence that tends to prove or disprove a fact or assertion. Real evidence Evidence generated directly from criminal activity. It is found at the crime scene or elsewhere and pertains to the crime. Relevant Evidence that is both material and probative that pertains to the case at hand and tends to prove or disprove some aspect of the case. Unknown evidence Evidence whose source or ownership is not known at the time it is discovered....
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  • Fall '14
  • Evidence law, evidence EVIDENCE

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