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Evidence with individual characteristics can lead to a determination of common origin (single source). Which type of evidence CANNOT yield such results

single-layer paints

The likelihood of finding class physical evidence is ____the likelihood of finding physical evidence with individual characteristics.

greater than

Physical evidence is considered to have ____ as that of eyewitness (testimonial) evidence

greater value

The corroborative use of physical evidence means that is can be used to

support other investigative findings

Physical evidence can be used to exonerate or exclude a person from suspicion if

the standard reference sample does not share characteristics with evidence at the crime scene

Crime scene reconstruction requires the piecing together of

the laboratory results by the criminalist working on the case, the story told by evidence recovered at the crime scene, accounts given by witnesses and suspects, and input from the medical examiner

Evidence of tampering with the position of a body after death can be obtained by evaluating the

livor mortis

Forensic databases are maintained for all of the following except

dental impressions

In what year did the Combined DNA Index System become fully operational

1998

A component of the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network is called

IBIS

Crime scene reconstruction involves the efforts of all but the

trail judge

Evidence having class characteristics can

exonerate an innocent suspect

If the laboratory can piece broken glass from a window or head lights together, then the evidence has ____ characteristics

individual

A comparison analysis subjects a suspect specimen and a control specimen to the same tests and examinations for the ultimate purpose of determining

wheter or not they have a common origin

The computerized database used to store DNA information is

CODIS

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