The current research and case work activities of criminalistics in Japan are described.
The selected forensic science disciplines are forensic osteology including specialized technology of skull identification, forensic serology, forensic DNA analysis of poisonous materials, forensic hair and fiber analysis, trace evidence analysis, document analysis, forensic psychology mainly concerned with the so-called lie-detector, forensic image analysis, voice print analysis, fire and explosion analysis, forensic engineering, firearm and toolmark analysis.
The current activity of the Training Institute of Forensic Science at the National Research Institute of Police Science is also briefly described with special regard to the education and training course of forensic DNA typing analysis.
Instruments for analytical and methodological use are listed according to the availability in evidence sample analyses.
Mots-clés Pascal : Formation professionnelle, Médecine légale, Laboratoire, Pratique professionnelle, Japon, Asie, Article synthèse, Homme, Criminologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational training, Legal medicine, Laboratory, Professional practice, Japan, Asia, Review, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0378278
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 10/04/1997.