Forensic science evidence
DesPortes, Betty Layne Benjamin & DesPortes PC, Richmond, Virginia.
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Scientific or technical information used in the legal system. Any scientific or technical discipline used for the purposes of the law is a forensic science. The field of forensic science encompasses multiple and diverse areas of science, including chemistry, biology, physics, statistics, and many others. See also: Forensic biology; Forensic chemistry; Forensic physics
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