Persistence and Recovery

C. Roux, J. Robertson, R. Palmer

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Fibers are easily transferred according to the Locard's exchange principle and, as a result, are commonly found in criminal cases. This article provides an overview of fiber persistence and the significance of this topic in the interpretation of fiber evidence. It also presents a critical review of common methods used to recover fibers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780123821652
ISBN (Print)9780123821669
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013


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