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1.06 Review And Critical Thinking

1.What is forensic science? a.Forensic science is the application to the criminal justice system.2.What three tasks or responsibilities does a forensic scientist have? a.Forensic scientists are in charge of collecting and analyzing evidence, giving testimonies and training other law enforcement.3.What criteria might be used to establish someone as an expert witness?a.How many education degreesb.The number of years in that fieldc.Any organizations the person is a part ofd.Any books or publications the person has authored4.What are two of the ways that a forensic pathologist might use to helpdetermine the time of death? a.Rigor Mortis and Algor Mortis5.What does a forensic anthropologist do? a.They help determine the victim if he or she is unrecognizable6.Why do you think it is so important to use proper methods when collecting evidence from a crime scene? a.I think it is important that way you can use it in the court case against someone or to prove innocence. 7.Why do you think forensic science has been increasingly used by the

Review and Critical Thinking Questions Review Questions: 1. Name two examples of capital crimes.  Two Examples Of Capital Crimes Are: Sexual Abuse of A Minor & Premeditated Murder. 2. Name two examples of federal crimes.  Two Examples of Federal Crimes Are: Bank Fraud and Forgery. 3. Explain the difference between jails and prisons.  Jails Houses Offenders Who are awaiting sentencing or trial for committing minor crimes whereas Prisons Houses Offenders who are Convicted Felons or Persons who committed Serious Crimes & has been sentenced to more than (1) Year in Prison. 4. What is the difference between probation and parole?  Probation is the courts way of “Testing” whether or not the offender can be trusted to continue abiding by the law after he or she has served that probation time whereas parole refers to the period of time a convict remains under legal supervision after being released from prison. Probation is usually given to offenders whereas Parole is given to more serious crimes and convicted felons.