ESSENTIAL FORENSICS

Forensic science goes way back…

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One of the first details of forensic science being used to solve crimes happened in 44 B.C., when Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by Roman senators. A doctor named Antistius was called to examine the body of Julius Caesar. After an inspection of the body, Antistius concluded who was responsible for the crime, and the convicted senators were sentenced to death. The physician made his fateful announcement in the Roman forum, giving forensic (forensic – from the Latin word forensics, “belonging to the forum”) science its initial name.

 

History of forensics

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