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Science for the Prosecution

Nature volume 149, page 536 (16 May 1942) | Download Citation

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FORENSIC science, or the application of scientific investigation to the purposes of the law and the administration of justice, is an outcome of the older subject of forensic medicine or medical jurisprudence. Whereas forensic medicine deals primarily with offences against the person, forensic science covers a somewhat wider field and includes the investigation of offences against property.

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