Evidence used in convictions
In recent years, the use of forensic evidence has become more commonplace in criminal cases. In using forensic evidence, examiners use fingerprints, lip-prints, and DNA analysis. DNA evidence was used to catch some of the most heinous murderers in America. For example, bite marks were used to identify and convict Theodore Bundy of numerous murders in the state of Florida.
1. In light of these events, do you believe palm prints, lip prints, and bite marks, alone, are sufficient enough evidence to sustain a conviction? Support your answer using text and cite your information.
2. Perform an internet newspaper search that explains a case where bite, lip, or palm prints were used in the conviction.
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Based on the scenario, this solution examines the use of palm prints, lip prints, and bite marks, alone, as beinge sufficient enough evidence to sustain a conviction. It also provides an example of a case where bite, lip, or palm prints were used in the conviction. References are provided.
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