Published Online: 1 January 1981
Page Count: 11
Special assistant to the Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Alexandria, Va.
(Received 2 May 1980; accepted 26 June 1980)
The paper surveys scientific evidence in arson-related cases. In particular, accelerant-detection procedures are discussed. The admissibility of types of evidence and testimony is commented on, and an analysis of possible methods of attacking the weight accorded to the evidence is presented.
Paper ID: JFS11340J