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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJS 565 - Crime Scene and Medicolegal Death Investigation


In-depth look into crime scene and medicolegal death investigation. The manners, mechanisms, causes of death, and post-mortem changes, and wound interpretation are explored. The students will learn how to apply postmortem conditions to criminal investigations to confirm or refute evidence of wrongful deaths. The course will emphasize crime scene search, recognition of physical evidence, techniques and methods for collection, preservation and transmission for laboratory analysis of evidence, and the courtroom presentation of investigators actions at the crime scene. A component of this course will involve development of/participation in a mock crime scene investigation. Jointly offered as an undergraduate/graduate course. Maximum of 6 credits/two undergraduate-graduate courses permitted to fulfill MACJ elective requirements3

Academic Level: Graduate
Instructional Method: Lecture
School: College of Arts & Sciences



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