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In the case of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceutical, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court advocated that a "gatekeeper" determine the admissibility and reliability of scientific evidence. This gatekeeper is the:
Which crime scene search pattern would absolutely require more than one investigator?
A victim's fingernail scrapings would be correctly packaged in *
A druggist fold
The successful outcome of a criminal investigation is almost always directly related to:
the manner in which the evidence is collected and preserved.
Physical evidence can be used to exonerate or exclude a person from suspicion if
the standard reference sample (control) does not share characteristics with evidence at the crime scene.
A microscope uses a combination of ___________ to magnify an image.
___________ is a national fingerprint and criminal history system maintained by the FBI and launched in 1999.
The most common type of bloodstain pattern found at a crime scene is: *
Which part of the hair shaft is most resistant to chemical decomposition? *
Which type of crime is LEAST likely to be solved with the use of fiber evidence?
Francis Galeton, in writing his textbook on fingerprints, built on the groundbreaking work in this area by: *
Shoe and tire marks impressed into soft earth can be best preserved by: *
photographing and casting with dental stone.
Objects bearing tool marks should either be submitted intact to the crime lab or a ___________ should be taken of the tool mark. *
Which of the following CANNOT be used by the medical examiner to determine the body's alcohol content to a reasonable degree of accuracy if blood is not available? *
What type of evidence would be expected to have trace elements?
glass and metal objects
What is the major problem facing the forensic DNA community? *
backlog of unanalyzed DNA samples
Time of death can be approximated by analyzing the vitreous humor and the levels of:
A breath test reflects the alcohol concentration in the:
In forensic toxicology, all positive drug findings must be confirmed by a specific chemical test. The confirmation test of choice is:
gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
It may not be possible to recover deleted file items from a mobile device such as:
What feature on a mobile device can help an investigator establish a timeline? *
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