Expertise and Science in Law
What has to be proven?
Who should testify?
Define Expert (Re: rules
Clarify the judicial role
Recognize when expert
Indiana Rules of Evidence
Rule 101. Scope
These rules g
September 29, 2014
Areas of Forensic Science
Criminalistics-collection and analysis of
physical evidence from a crime.
Forensic Dentistry- bitemarks identifications
Forensic Engineering- 9-11
Public Health Law and Policy
James D. McGlothlin, MPH., Ph.D., CPE
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
CAPT (Retired): US Public Health Service
Objectives of Lecture
Provide an orientation and highlights of the US Public
Health Service as th
Blood Stain Pattern Analysis and
Ethics in Forensics
September 15, 2014
Floyd County, Indiana
Understanding the System
Whose and When?
Ethics in Forensic Science:
Professional Standards for the Practice
Examines existing ethics codes in
criminalistics and forensic science and defines
the need for such codes.
Reviewers describe the
Forensic Science and Ethics
67024 - YDAE 49100 002
Class meets in Smith Hall 108 at 4:30 pm.
The people of the United States believe
that our government systems, state and
federal, should allow each party an
opportunity for a fair hearing. There is a
Who is Who
and What is What
in the Court Room
Demeanor, Decorum, Dress
What is the sequence of events in the criminal justice system?
Entry into th
Christopher Stevens, an emotionally disturbed young
man who had been abused and raped as a child.
Found guilty for the molestation and brutal murder of 10year-old Zachary Snider.
At Stevens's trial, the only evidence presented by the
Forensic Science Ethics
September 3, 2014
Research: Guide to the Future
Chrystal Ball and Brownbag Series
Must attend one of the series.
9/16 General Overview of Inquiry
10/1 Qualitative and Quantitative
For those that have
Chrystal Ball, See
Each of the groups
may write up to 5
questions to be on
November 19 is
the only one left.
For those who
notified me of their
For those who do
Class on October 6
Foundation of Forensic Science
Promulgated by Indiana Supreme Court
Statutes and Case Law
Also control the admission of evidence
Rule 704. Opinion on an Ultimate
(a) In Gener