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forensic (adj) (of the courts of law) of the scientific methods and tests the police use in matters of crime; application of scientific, especially medical, methods as applied to legal matters.
Forensic usually means of matters connected with courts of law. Forensic methods are scientific methods which the police, with the help of doctors and scientists, use to decide the nature and circumstances of a crime. Forensic evidence is the hair, blood, finger prints, etc., found at the scene of the crime. Forensic science or medicine specializes in the application of science or medicine to legal matters, especially in matters of crime.
- The judge based his verdict of guilty in respect of the accused on the forensic evidence of hair and finger prints of the accused at the scene of the crime.
- The forensic expert examined the blood stains on the clothes of the murdered girl and concluded that they were not her blood stains.