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2014-02-01 23:03:04

Having strong non-compete agreements in place at the beginning will help companies to lower the costs of litigation. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 McCann Investigations, a Texas-based computer forensics firm released a paper titled Top 10 Best Practices for Non-Compete Enforcement. Potential damage from the theft of proprietary information is immeasurable. This paper examines the top 10 best practices for non-compete enforcement. Having strong non-compete agreements in place at...

2014-01-28 23:23:42

Harrisburg Attorney Justin McShane, one of the hosts of the American Chemical Society Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Course, invites defense attorneys to take this laboratory course. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The American Chemical Society has recently launched a new training course called “Forensic Principles of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs,” which was held for the first time on January 16-18, 2014 at Axion Analytical Labs in Chicago. The DUID...

2014-01-25 23:00:17

Genome ID Group, LLC, d/b/a, The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis TM (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra L. Close (Kirkwood) PhD. as Chief Science and Technology Advisor. This important appointment adds significant expertise in the application of whole genome array technology and bioinformatics applications using advanced single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) technologies, taking the field of forensic DNA analysis to the next level. Greenville, North Carolina...

2014-01-21 23:22:57

Oxygen Forensics updates its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014. The new release adds the ability to specify a location to store previously created reports, and enables investigators produce reports that contain charts and graphs. The enhanced reports become much easier to read, and may now contain essential information about links, connections and interactions between the owners of the mobile devices under investigation. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014...

2014-01-14 23:22:43

The Tableau TD2, a popular forensic disk imaging system was compared to CyanLine’s Fast Disk Acquisition System (FDAS) to see which system was faster and more cost-effective; FDAS captures information 6-times faster Eatontown, NJ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Capturing both forensic disk images and market share, the popular Tableau TD2 competed against computer forensic company CyanLine’s Fast Disk Acquisition System (FDAS) to determine which system is faster, easier and more economical,...

2014-01-15 00:20:36

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coded text messages and documents detailing an elaborate doping scheme were reportedly recovered and ultimately became the crucial evidence needed by Major League Baseball in the case against the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez. "Merely testifying that a paper document is authentic just isn't enough anymore", says Digital Forensic Examiner Mark McLaughlin of Computer Forensics International (CFI). "That's why we're brought into all types of cases...

2014-01-14 20:23:04

American Academy of Forensic Sciences Hosts 66th Annual Scientific Meeting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 4,000 forensic professionals representing all states in the U.S. and 66 countries worldwide will convene at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Scientific Meeting in Seattle, WA, Feb. 17-22, 2014. The meeting will focus on forensic science education, mentorship and the path moving forward. This year marks the five-year anniversary since...

80 Year Murder Mystery Solved DNA
2014-01-14 11:46:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While DNA analysis is often used to catch perpetrators of crimes, recent work from scientists at the University of Leicester has shown that the technology can be used to identify victims as well. Two researchers from the university, John Bond and Lisa Smith, were able to use genetic techniques to identify the victim of a homicide from 1930 that took place in the British town of Hardingstone. The body of the male victim was incinerated...

2014-01-10 16:22:25

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Barry K. Logan, president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, issued the following statement today: The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) is very pleased to see the broad representation of forensic science practitioners, and the direct stakeholders from the criminal justice system on the new National Commission of Forensic Science (NCSF). Approximately half the members of the Commission, and one of the...

2014-01-07 23:03:35

Oxygen Forensics releases a major update to its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014, implementing advanced cross-analysis of evidence collected from multiple mobile devices. Version 6.0 introduces new visualization options to chart all connections and communications between multiple suspects within a single case, and improves the Timeline to present events generated by multiple mobile devices in a single view. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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