Forensic history crimes, frauds, and scandals

by Murray, Elizabeth A. 1958-

Format: Book on CD 2015
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Summary
This course is a journey thorugh time and place from the perspective of forensic science and criminal history. It examines technical advancements and politics and legal issues regarding criminal investigations. The course includes Dr. Murray's own forensic casework.
Contents
vol. 1 lecture 1. Infamous Jack the Ripper. lecture 2. Analyzing the Black Dahlia murder. lecture 3. Dissecting Hollywood deaths. lecture 4. Decomposition and confusing interpretations. lecture 5. Lizzie Borden and the Menendez brothers. lecture 6. The Tylenol murders. lecture 7. Copycats and hoaxes. lecture 8. Frauds and forgeries. lecture 9. Blood doping and other sports scandals. lecture 10. Bad boys of U.S. politics. lecture 11. Criminals of the wild, wild West. lecture 12. Investigating incredible bank heists. vol. 2. lecture 13. How reliable is eyewitness testimony? lecture 14. Truth behind false confessions. lecture 15. Crooked cops and bad convictions. lecture 16. Guilty until proven innocent. lecture 17. Political assassinations. lecture 18. Mysteries of the Romanov family. lecture 19. Forensics of genocide. lecture 20. Nazi's and the witch of Buchenwald. lecture 21. The spies have it. lecture 22. Motive and kidnapping. lecture 23. Identification matters. lecture 24. The past, present, and future of forensics.
Additional Information
Series Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects Forensic sciences.
Forensic sciences -- History.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :2015
Contributors Teaching Company, publisher.
Participants/Performers Lecturer, Dr. Elizabeth A. Murray.
Language English
Notes Compact disc.
In two containers.
Description 12 audio discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
ISBN 1598039083
9781598039085
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