Essays Tagged: "Crime scene"

Fingerprint Evidence: Fact or Fiction?

ation is unreliable. Judge Pollak banned experts from testifying whether a fingerprint taken from a crime scene matched that of a defendant (The Economist 3). This controversial decision comes at a po ... yet no two are exactly alike. I personally find it hard to take a latent print from the scene of a crime, and compare it to a database of millions of fingerprints. Fingerprint databases are built fro ...

(10 pages) 291 2 4.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Use of Blood Imagery in Macbeth

anger to the atmosphere. The use of blood imagery allows the audience to vision in their minds the crime scene where Duncan was murdered, as well as the scene where Lady MacBeth tries to cope with th ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The cask of amontillado

ecided to go.Later that night while eating dinner I decided the next morning I would go back to the crime scene to check for clues. The next morning I called Mr. Machiano and asked him to meet me at t ...

(2 pages) 120 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Investigation Techniques of A Homicide. Speaks of the O.J Simpson case

cute him, they must investigate. The investigation techniques LAPD used are used all over the world.CRIME SCENEPatrol officers received a disturbance call at Nicole Simpson's residence. They arrived o ... had allowed unauthorized officers the go through the scene, thus causing some contamination to the crime scene. This error had allowed the defense to attack the creditability of the police department ...

(6 pages) 150 1 3.6 Jun/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Helter Skelter(Research Paper) Author: Vincent Buliosi w/ Curt Gentry

Qestions asked were:1)Name the officer who was responsible for protecting the Tate crime scene and explain in detail the mistakes he made including but not limited to destroying evide ... walkway and back again. This made it necessary to interview all the individuals who had been at the crime scene about the shoes they had worn that day.While studying the stab wounds, the investigators ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

DNA-Is it fair or unfair to use for or against citizens charged with crimes?

become so advanced one could do a DNA test on any individual who has been charged or convicted of a crime. I feel DNA testing isn't solely the answer, but with other evidence should be routinely used ... NA, new advances in forensic science can determine physical evidence, to either place a person at a crime scene or eliminate him/her as a suspect (Zonderman 6). As with many cases pending today overze ...

(7 pages) 152 1 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

This is about Fitz Lang's Pictures in Motion. This essay dicusses scene analzing. It analyzes some scenes in a movie by Fitz Lang

esponse and fear of him. When police efforts to track him down are almost worthless the underground crime scene takes responsibility to track him down and prosecute the serial killer. The film's final ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


d forensics. In one application, small samples of DNA, such as those found in a strand of hair at a crime scene, can produce sufficient copies to carry out forensic tests. In PCR Genomic DNA is digest ...

(22 pages) 278 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

This describes the difference between the U.S. and the U.K's way of using offender profiling.

s defined by "attempting to produce a description of the offender on the basis of evidence from the crime scene and other background information" (Stevens, 1995). An example of offender profiling is w ... er an offender is organised or not, and then to understand whether they may have links to organised crime circles, or perhaps the crime was an opportunity crime, and the offender is an amateur.One app ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"A cold Day in Paradise" and "WInter on the Wolf Moon" by Alex McKnight.

able from the beginning of the story, witnessing the tragic shooting of his partner, Franklin, at a crime scene in Detroit leaves Alex suffering. "After Franklin was killed, I decided to trade in my b ... be reminded of Franklin" (8). Alex moves up north to a small town where he feels he will escape the crimes of the big city.McKnight's feelings of guilt also relate likewise in the sequel, Winter of th ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hurricane movie analysis.

est two Negroes in a white car, based on eyewitness accounts of two men seen speeding away from the crime scene. The two men are Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the current number one contender for the midd ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Forensic crime scene investigations.

t detectives, nor are they lawyers, or anything akin to that. They are the elite forces of forensic crime scene investigative criminologists. A special type of human who sees and manages situations yo ... the show forensic files. I found it thought provoking, and exciting. I understand being a forensic crime scene investigative criminologist is a big dream. Saying I'm definitely with no doubt going to ...

(8 pages) 432 2 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This paper entails the case of O.J. Simpson.

CRIME SCENEOn June 13, 1994 12: a.m. - Police arrive at the Bundy murder scene. They soon discover t ... wever,officers allowed unauthorized officers the go through the scene allowing contamination to the crime scene.The first officers on the scene had taken notes regarding the scene. Once the investigat ... s' description, and wounds of the victims this will help investigators reconstruct when and how the crime was committed. While the investigators are doing their job, it is the job of another team to t ...

(8 pages) 207 2 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Mildred Pierce. An essay on the film nuor Mild Pierce. It has been written in review format.

red PierceMildred Pierce is a gloomy yet captivating murder mystery. The story line leads up to the crime scene presented in the opening scenes. The drama explores the unsound relationship between a h ... her covers up for her daughters murderous act, the cops are still convinced that Veda committed the crime. After Veda's prosecution, Mildred's first husband meets her at the police station.The entire ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Criminal Shadows: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer. A book by David Canter. Book Review

out chronologically. He explains that he believes a criminal leaves behind a shadow of himself at a crime scene in the form of clues to his behaviour and therefore his character. Identifying and inter ... ot be made between them and the victim at that time.The book then takes you through various violent crimes and, at first, concentrates on the connection between the writers own experiences, and those ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This law paper investigates all aspects of the Rubin Carter case, very good information!!

Justice Denied: Rubin "Hurricane" CarterCrime SceneAt Approximately 2:30 in the morning on June 17, 1966, two black men robbed the Lafayette ... ow seemingly fit the description of a fleeing suspect, police escorted both men to the scene of the crime. No one at the scene identified Carter or Artis as the killers, and when they were later taken ... ined both men passed it, while prosecution claimed the results could mean the men didn't commit the crime themselves, but most likely knew who did. At 7p.m on June seventeenth both men were released f ...

(9 pages) 56 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

DNA Fingerprinting

the DNA that was contracted out of the evidence (hair, blood, skin cell, etc.) that was left at the crime scene is compared to the VNTR of possible suspects. Lastly, DNA fingerprinting can be used to ...

(2 pages) 112 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

An Argument for Conceal-and-Carry Gun Laws (with Bibliography)

e community as a whole. The police are not responsible for the protection of any single person from crime. Department of Justice statistics reveal that the police can get to a crime-scene within 5 min ... e within 5 minutes only about 28% of the time. And according to FBI estimations, there is a violent crime committed somewhere in America every 22 seconds. I'm here to address the advantageous aspects ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Life of mine!

ill to succeed. I call my own personal obstacle Dad.One day during sophomore year, I came home to a crime scene. The dining table had been overturned and broken. There were splinters of wood on the gr ...

(2 pages) 119 5 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


cs. DNA samples, obtained from small specimens of skin, blood, semen or hair roots collected at the crime scene, are treated with detergent to rupture cell membranes and obtain DNA for further analysi ... re treated with detergent to rupture cell membranes and obtain DNA for further analysis. DNA from a crime scene can be matched to a suspect, indicating that the suspect was indeed present at the scene ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology