Human evidence in criminal justice

by Larry S. Miller

Publisher: Pilgrimage in Cincinnati, Ohio

Written in English
Published: Pages: 190 Downloads: 855
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  • Identification.,
  • Criminal investigation.,
  • Chemistry, Forensic.,
  • Dead -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementLarry Miller, William Bass, Ramona Miller.
SeriesCriminal justice studies
ContributionsBass, William M., 1928-, Miller, Ramona.
LC ClassificationsHV8073 .M558 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2598410M
ISBN 100932930689
LC Control Number85154397

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Series Title: Criminal justice studies. Responsibility: Larry Miller, William Bass, Ramona Miller. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Larry Miller, William Bass, Ramona Miller.

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