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CRJ 311 Week 1 Assignment The CSI Effect

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Read “Fact or Fiction?; The Jury is Still Out on the CSI Effect; A TV-Insprired Interest in Forensics Has Left the Courtroom Vulnerable to Junk Science,” which is located in the ProQuest database in the Ashford Online Library.

What is the CSI Effect, and do you believe it is a legitimate concern?

In your paper, address the following:
1. Summarize the CSI Effect and evaluate if it is a legitimate concern.
2. Analyze the impact of the CSI Effect in the courtroom.
3. Interpret what prosecutors can do to overcome this phenomenon.
The paper must be three to four pages in length and formatted according to the APA style. Cite your resources in text and on the Reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.


CRJ 311 Week 1 DQ 2 Your First Scene

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You are the lead investigator of a small agency, which means your forensic lab is limited. You are called to a report of a decomposed body. Your scene is a decaying body lying in the shrub along a busy freeway. What are your steps in securing the scene and evidence? What steps will you take to correctly process this scene? Include and specifically address the following:
1. How to thoroughly record a crime scene including searching the scene
2. Packaging physical evidence
3. Maintaining proper chain of custody
In your opinion, will this case be easy to solve? Why or why not?

The body of your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your...

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