Practical methods for legal investigations : concepts and protocols in civil and criminal cases [E-Book] / Dean A. Beers.
Beers, Dean A.
Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2011
xxiii, 342 pages, illustrations
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Table of Contents:
  • What is a professional legal investigator
  • Stage one: prepare
  • Stage two: inquire
  • Stage three: analyze
  • Stage four: document
  • Stage five: report
  • Understanding the completion of this investigative protocol
  • The 80/20 rule of investigation (and all things related)
  • Rules and ethics as agent for attorneys
  • Equivocal legal investigations and subject assessment
  • The legal investigator's relationship with families
  • Conducting comprehensive background investigations
  • Crash course on forensic photography
  • Reviewing and comprehending autopsy reports
  • Introduction to common composite scenarios
  • Investigating nursing home and elder deaths (and abuse)
  • Equivocal death analysis and investigation
  • Investigating motor vehicle collisions
  • Criminal defense: felony assault and sex assault.