forensics
n.
The application of scientific tests and techniques to the investigation of crimes.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


forensics
Generally, suitable for debate or argument. More specifically, forensics also refers to the use of science or technology to discover evidence for a court of law. For example, the forensics department of a police force may investigate crimes using science and technology.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

forensics
n.
   public speaking or argumentation.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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