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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION
Bill of Rights in Action
Summer 1997 (13:3)

Forensic Evidence

fo-ren-sic: involving the application of scientific. . . knowledge to legal matters. 

                                                                         —Webster's New World Dictionary


Advances in science and technology are invading the courtroom and even solving past mysteries. This edition of Bill of Rights in Action takes a look at several issues—past and present—involving forensic evidence.

World History: The Riddle of the Romanovs

U.S. Government: DNA, Lie Detector, and Voiceprint Evidence

U.S. Government: How Reliable Are Eyewitnesses?

 This issue of the Bill of Rights in Action is made possible by a generous grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Officers: Susan Troy, President; Knox Cologne, Immediate Past President; Publications Committee: Jerome C. Byrne, Chairperson; Paul Cane, Gerald Chaleff, Margaret Morrow, Peggy Saferstein, Marvin Sears, Lloyd M. Smith, Lois Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Charles Degelmen and Bill Hayes, Writers and Editors; Cristy Lytal, Web Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Marvin Sears, CRF Board Reviewer.

© 1997, Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005,  (213) 487-5590