Expert Testimony and Scientific Evidence in Arson-Related Cases

    Volume 26, Issue 1 (January 1981)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 January 1981

    Page Count: 11


    Kantrowitz, SB
    Special assistant to the Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Alexandria, Va.

    (Received 2 May 1980; accepted 26 June 1980)

    Abstract

    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

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11340J

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    Title Expert Testimony and Scientific Evidence in Arson-Related Cases
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