He is a past president of the National Association of Medical Examiners; is past president of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, and he was a secretary and vice president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Eckert’s publications are a three-volume text, Forensic Medicine with Dr. The forensic pathologist may administer a system of medicolegal investigation.
Department of Anthropology Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida Alphonse Polkis, Ph. Departments of Pathology and Pharmacology and Toxicology Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia ©1997 CRC Press LLC 8101_fm_frame Page x Wednesday, August 7, 2002 AM William H. ECKERT From the earliest times, the primary tools in the investigation of forensic cases have been observation and interpretation of physical evidence.
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Plant and insect life, for example, may be an important concern in establishing how long a body had been in the place where it was found.