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  1. Anthropology
  2. Probable Cause
  3. Grand Jury
  4. autopsy
  5. Pathology
  6. Daubert Ruling
  7. Miranda Rights
  8. Preliminary Hearing
  9. Material Evidence
  10. Ballistics
  11. Locard Exchange Principle
  12. expert witness
  13. Geology
  14. evidence
  15. polygraphy
  16. DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency)
  17. Serology
  18. Plea bargining
  19. Infraction
  20. Toxicology
  21. Frye Standard
  22. Entomology
  23. Misdemeanor
  24. Palynology
  25. Felony
  26. Forensic Science
  27. Arraignment
  28. ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms)
  29. FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  30. Booking
  31. Indict
    (Indictment)
  32. Probative Evidence
  33. Locard
  34. Odontology
  1. a
    Group of people sworn to inquire into a crime (determine if enough evidence)
  2. b
    largest crime lab in the world
  3. c Whenever two objects come into contact with each other, traces of each are exchanged.
  4. d
    The study and application of science to matters of law.
  5. e
    Study of adverse effects of chemicals or physical agents; poisons, drugs
  6. f investigation of sudden, unexplained, or violent death; Deals with the causes, nature, and effects of diseases
  7. g
    Must be read when someone is arrested: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to speak to an attorney, and to have an attorney present during any questioning. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be provided for you at the government's expense.
  8. h
    Lab study of body fluids
  9. i agreement to plead guilty to a lesser charge to avoid a trial
  10. j
    minor offense or petty crime such as littering
  11. k
    punishable by no more than 1 year in jail; fines $250 - $2500; shoplifting
  12. l
    deals with crimes involving alcohol, weapons, explosives, & organized crime
  13. m address an issue that is relevant to the particular crime
  14. n
    Father of criminalistics
  15. o anything that tends to establish or disprove a fact
  16. p
    lab for department of justice to deal mainly with drug-related crimes
  17. q
    Study of insects
  18. r
    more serious and carry stiffer penalties; arson rape, murder, aggravated assault
  19. s
    use of a lie detector
  20. t
    Deals with motion, behavior, and effects of projectiles; firearms and bullets
  21. u actually prove something
  22. v
    Study of the earth; includes rocks, minerals, soil, etc.
  23. w
    The "general acceptance" test; for evidence to be admissible it must be generally accepted by the scientific community; no focus on reliability; jury decides
    *lie detector would be admissible under this rule
  24. x
    Suspect is brought before court to hear charges and enter a plea
  25. y
    Police procedure after an arrest that gets information from the suspect - photograph & fingerprints
  26. z
    Examination of bite marks and dental identification of corpses
  27. aa
    Area that specializes in the human skeletal system; deals with skeletal remains
  28. ab
    Study of pollen and spores
  29. ac To formally accuse a person of a crime
  30. ad
    More strict than Frye standard - must be backed by the scientific method and found to be reliable; judge decides
    *lie detector would NOT be admissible under this rule
  31. ae
    post mortem study of the body
  32. af Situation in which a reasonable person would conclude that a crime has been committed and the suspect did it
  33. ag person who is a specialist in a subject
  34. ah
    Hearing before a judge to determine if there is enough evidence to go to trial; also determines bail