Forensic Science Specialties
Careers/What they do
Contribution to solving
Types of evidence han
Criminal Justice and the Law
Research and briefly describe each term below.
Different Kinds of Law in the US Criminal Justice System:
Evidence: Individual or Class?
Individual or Class?
Class characteristics are
characteristics are those
intentional or recurring
that are unique to a
single person or a
byone or more
otherobjects in that
Wrongful Convictions Based on Eyewitness Testimony
Michael Evans and his co-defendant, Paul Terry, were 17 in 1976 when nine-year-old Lisa Cabassa was raped and murdered on
the south side of Chicago. The victim and her brother, Ricky,
Make a list of the qualities you think are
needed to be a good eyewitness.
Power of Observation
A man is on trial for robbing a
convenience store, and several
witnesses report seeing him at the
scene. During the trial, the
Scientific Method: Definition
The established method of research and
It follows an eight-step process to collect and
evaluate information, and maintain objectivity
when arriving at the conc
What Is Admissible Evidence?
In any criminal case, the evidence needs to prove the defendants guilt beyond a reasonable
doubt. This is much higher standard than in most civil cases; it requires that the evidence show
that it was very
Bill of Rights Worksheet
Directions: Read each situation below very carefully. Next name the amendment or Bill of Right that is
being exercised in each of the following situations in the space provided:
Arturo was stopped by a police officer on his way
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Individual or Class Evidence
YOU MAKE THE CALL!
By Jill Gross & Michael Fauss
Directions: There are 12 different stations around the room. At each station you must
decide and EXPLAIN if the evidence is individual or class evidence.
Class or Individual Cha
Forensic Science Specialties Writing Assignment: Pick one specialty to compose a writing about
a day in the life of a professional in that field. This may be a fiction or non-fiction writing that
includes facts about the forensic science profession chosen