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Sep 05, 2006
| ISBN 9780425211595
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Sep 05, 2006 | ISBN 9780425211595
How do investigators get from crime to conviction?
For the astonishing answer, Ramsland covers the latest cutting-edge techniques in crime scene investigation. Inspired by episodes from the fact-based C.S.I. television franchise, she illustrates the use of computers and toxicology in forensics, explores interrogation strategies, and revisits history’s most notorious crimes. And in considering the shows’ locales – Las Vegas, New York, and Miami – Ramsland divulges ways in which crimes are dependent on location, climate, and population and discloses ways of solving them in the twenty-first century.
Katherine Ramsland began her career as a writer with Prism of the Night: A Biography of Anne Rice, and has since published 59 books, including the bestselling The Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles. She holds graduate degrees in forensic… More about Katherine Ramsland
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