What is Forensic Science?
Science (also known as Medical Jurisprudence) is any aspect of science
as it relates to the law. In most cases, Forensic Science is the application
of the scientific method to solving mysteries. Forensic Science is used
in public, in court, or in the justice of the law. Forensic Science teaches
us how to listen to the dead and to everything and everyone in any way
connected to a crime. It is the eyes and ears behind the dead and the
missing. It picks up clues, and—with a little molecular and biological
testing, perhaps a pattern analysis or two—it can reveal the past
How Forensic Science was developed...Timeline of Events:
In BCE prehistoric humans found fingerprints in early painting and in rock carvings.
In 700s fingerprints was establish by Chinese to identity documents and clay sculpture, without any formal classification system.
In 1835 Henry Goddard first used bullet comparison to solve a crime.He match a flaw in the gun to match the bullet.
In 1986 the first DNA was used to solve a crime, Jeffreys used DNA profiling to identify a murderer.The first DNA was used to exonerate an innocent suspect.
In 1987 DNA profiling was first used in a U.S. criminal court.
What is A Forensic Scientist?
scientist is a person who applies his scientific knowledge to assist juries,
attorneys, and judges in understanding science who's good with details,
good with putting puzzles together, curious, and Forensic Scientist are
thinker. Some scientist work in laboratories and some goes out to places
where crimes are committed.
What do Forensic Scientist Do?
scientist's goal is the evenhanded use of all available information and
resources to determine the facts and, subsequently, the truth. The work
of the forensic scientist may reduce the number of cases entering our
overloaded court system by assisting the decision-makers before a case
reaches the court. The forensic scientist provides information and expert
opinion to investigators, attorneys, judges, and juries which is helpful
in determining the innocence or guilt of the accused.