Education & Training


FAME (Florida Association of Medical Examiners) 2005 Conference Bibliography

CASES


Bevil v. State, 875 So. 2d 1265 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2004)

Bryant v. State, 810 So. 2d 532 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2002)

Com. v. Serge, No. 01-CR-260, 2001 WL 34058294 (Sept. 14, 2001)

Dolan v. State, 743 So. 2d 544 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1999)

Frye v. U.S., 293 F. 1013 (D.C Cir. 1923)

Gelsthorpe v. Weinstein, 897 So. 2d 504 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2005)

Kennedy v. State, 853 So. 2d 571 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2003)

Khawar v. Globe Int’l., Inc., 54 Cal. Rptr. 2d 92 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996), rev. granted and opinion superseded, 923 P.2d 766 (Cal. 1996)

People v. Wright, No. 179564, 1999 WL 33446496 (Mich. Ct. App. Apr. 23, 1999), remanded by 461 Mich. 906 (Mich. 1999), vacated and remanded in part and denied in part, 463 Mich. 993 (Mich. 2001)

People v. Yates, 736 N.Y.S.2d 798 (N.Y. App. Div. 2002)

Pierce v. State, 671 So. 2d 186 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1996), quashed on other grounds, 686 So. 2d 572 (Fla.1996), aff’d in part and rev’d in part, 718 So. 2d 806 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1997), overturned in part, 744 So. 2d 1193 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999)

Ramirez v. State, 810 So. 2d 836 (Fla. 2001)

Spann v. State, 857 So. 2d 845, (Fla. 2003)

State v. DiGuilio, 491 So. 2d 1129 (Fla.1986)

State v. Sipin, 106 P.3d 277 (Wash. Ct. App. 2005)

State v. Swinton, 847 A.2d 921 (Conn. 2004)

Stokes v. State, 548 So.2d 188 (Fla. 1989)

Turner v. Williams, 762 N.E.2d 70 (Ill. Ct. App. 2001)

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS


American Jurisprudence, Second Edition, Evidence, Volume 29A, § 978 (updated May 2005)

Brian Barakat and Bronwyn Miller, Authentication of Digital Photographs under the “Pictorial Testimony” Theory: A Response to Critics, Florida Bar Journal, Page 38, (July/August 2004)

Laura Wilkinson Smalley, Establishing Foundation to Admit Computer-Generated Evidence as Demonstrative or Substantive Evidence, American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts, Third Edition, Volume 57, Page 455 (updated June 2005)

Michael Cherry, Informal Opinion: Reasons to Challenge Digital Evidence and Electronic Photography, Champion, Volume 27, Page 42 (July 2003)

Ray Taylor, Robert Bux and Douglas Kirk, Forensic Pathology in Homicide Cases, American Jurisprudence, Trials, Volume 40, Page 501 (updated June 2005)

Rule 901: Requirement of Authentication or Identification, Federal Rules of Evidence (January 2, 1975)

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS


Andy Coghlan, Infant Deaths: Justice for the Innocents, New Scientist, Issue 2510 (July 30, 2005)

Daniela Marchetti, Tommaso Tartaglione, Giancarlo Mattiu, Ennio Giovine, and Angelo Fiori, Reconstruction of the Angle of Shot by Using Computed Radiography of the Head, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Volume 24, Issue 2, Page 155 (June 2003)

Christian Jackowski, Stephan Dirnhofer, Michael Thali, Emin Aghayev, Richard Dirnhofer, and Martin Sonnenschien, Postmortem Diagnostics Using MSCT and MRI of a Lethal Streptococcus Group A Infection at Infancy: Case Report, Forensic Science International, Volume 151, Issue 2-3, Page 157 (July 2005)

Christian Jackowski, Wolf Schweitzer, Michael Thali, Kathrin Yen, Emin Aghayev, Martin Sonnenschein, Peter Vock, and Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy: Postmortem Imaging of the Human Heart In Situ Using MSCT and MRI, Forensic Science International, Volume 149, Issue 1, Page 11 (April 2005)

Jack March, Damian Schofield, Martin Evison, and Noel Woodford, Three-Dimensional Computer Visualization of Forensic Pathology Data, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Volume 25, Issue 1, Page 60 (March 2004)

J. Turow, The Answers Are Always in the Body: Forensic Pathology in US Crime Programmes, Lancet, Volume 364, Supplement 1, Page s54 (December 2004)

Mark S. Dolz, S.J. Cina and R. Smith, Stereolithography: A Potential New Tool in Forensic Medicine, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Volume 2, Issue 1, Page 119 (June 2000)

Michael J. Thali, Marcel Braun, Joachim Wirth, Peter Vock, and Richard Dirnhofer, 3D Surface and Body Documentation in Forensic Medicine: 3-D/CAD Photogrammetry Merged with 3D Radiological Scanning, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 48, Issue 6, Page 1356 (November 2003)

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Thomas Plattner, Wolf Schweitzer, Peter Vock, Christoph Ozdoba, and Richard Dirnhofer, Charred Body: Virtual Autopsy with Multi-slice Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 47, Issue 6, Page 1326 (November 2002)

Michael J. Thali, Ulrike Taubenreuther, Marek Karolczak, Marcel Braun, Walter Brueschweiler, Willi A. Kalender, and Richard Dirnhofer, Forensic Microradiology: Micro-computed Tomography (Micro-CT) and Analysis of Patterned Injuries Inside of Bone, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 48, Issue 6, Page 1336 (November 2003)

Michael J. Thali, B.P. Kneubuehl, P. Vock, G. Allmen, and R. Dirnhofer, High-Speed Documented Experimental Gunshot to a Skull-Brain Model and Radiologic Virtual Autopsy, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Volume 23, Issue 3, Page 223 (September 2002)

Michael J. Thali , R. Dirnhofer, R. Becker, W. Oliver, and K. Potter, Is 'Virtual Histology' the Next Step after the 'Virtual Autopsy'? Magnetic Resonance Microscopy in Forensic Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Volume 22, Issue 8, Page 1131 (October 2004)

Michael J. Thali, W. Schweitzer, K Yen, P. Vock, C. Ozdoba, E. Spielvogel, and R. Dirnhofer, New Horizons in Forensic Radiology: The 60-Second Digital Autopsy: Full-Body Examination of a Gunshot Victim by Multislice Computed Tomography, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Volume 24, Issue 1, Page 22 (March 2003)

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Wolf Schweitzer, Peter Vock, Chris Boesch, Christoph Ozdoba, Gerhard Schroth, Michael Ith, Martin Sonnenschein, Tanja Doernhoefer, Eva Scheurer, Thomas Plattner, and Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - A New Imaging Horizon in Forensic Pathology: Virtual Autopsy by Postmortem Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - A Feasibility Study, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 48, Issue 2, Page 386 (March 2003)

Michael J. Thali, Emin Aghayev, Christian Jackowski, Martin Sonnenschein, Kathrin Yen, Peter Vock, and Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident with Head Injury, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 49, Issue 4, Page 809 (July 2004)

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Peter Vock, Barbara Tiefenthaler, Gerhard Ranner, Eva Scheurer, Michael J. Thali, Karin Zwygart, Martin Sonnenschein, Marco Wiltgen, and Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - Forensic Traumatology of the Subcutaneous Fatty Tissue; Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as Diagnostic Tools, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 49, Issue 4, Page 799 (July 2004)

Michael J. Thali, K. Yen, M. Sonnenschein, C. Stoupis, P. Vock, K. Zwygart-Brugger, T. Kilchor, and R. Dirnhofer, Virtopsy: Postmortem Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in a Fatal Scuba Diving Incident, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 48, Issue 6, Page 1347 (November 2003)

M.J. Saks, D.M. Risinger, R. Rosenthal, and W.C. Thompson, Context Effects in Forensic Science: A Review and Application of the Science of Science to Crime Laboratory Practice in the United States, Science & Justice, Volume 43, Issue 2, Page 77 (2003)

OTHER


Catherine Nangini, Virtual Autopsy May Be Next Innovation in Forensic Field; Medical Imaging Useful in Solving Crime, but Cost, Training Debated, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Page B1 (August 23, 2003) Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Doug Dusik and Maureen Morley, Forensic Radiology Makes Virtual Autopsy a Reality, Radiological Society of North America Press Release (December 3, 2003) Radiological Society of North America Press Release

Elaine Whitfield Sharpe, The Elephant on the Moon, The Warrior, Page 28 (Fall 2003) The Elephant on the Moon

Rebecca Levy-Sachs & Melissa Sullivan, Using Digital Photographs in the Courtroom - Considerations for Admissibility, Security Management, (August 2004) Using Digital Photographs

Sarah Graham, Autopsies, No Scalpel Required, Scientific American (December 3, 2003)Scientific American

New Technology and Legal Challenges that Affect 21st Century Death Investigation PPT from 32nd Annual Florida Medical Examiners Educational Conference.