Add Forensics Analysis To Your Enviro Litigation Toolbox
July 8, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Forensics has many roles in the law, from murder trials to accounting. It is also applied to environmental issues and can be useful in environmental litigation. Environmental forensics even has its own journal, spanning research on factory evolution and its historical waste discharges to source differentiation by chemistry data interpretation. This article focuses on the latter.
As described in the "Forensic Chemistry Handbook," environmental issues are only one topic of this science. Forensic chemistry also involves the studies of explosions, fires, paint, ink and human samples...