Future Research in the Analysis of Criminal Dismemberment

Sue Black, Niamh Nic Daéid, Lucina Hackman, Grant Thomson

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Abstract

All expert opinion testimony requires an adequate foundation. The foundation requires a factual reason or basis for the expert’s opinion. Where no factual basis is given, ‘trust me’ is not enough (People of the State of Illinois v. Joe Jones, 2015).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCriminal Dismemberment
Subtitle of host publicationForensic and Investigative Analysis
EditorsSue Black, Guy Rutty, Sarah V. Hainsworth, Grant Thomson
Place of PublicationBoca Raton
PublisherCRC Press
Chapter12
Pages177-188
Number of pages12
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781482236293
ISBN (Print)9781482236286
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2017

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    Black, S., Nic Daéid, N., Hackman, L., & Thomson, G. (2017). Future Research in the Analysis of Criminal Dismemberment. In S. Black, G. Rutty, S. V. Hainsworth, & G. Thomson (Eds.), Criminal Dismemberment: Forensic and Investigative Analysis (1 ed., pp. 177-188). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315373126