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- forensick (obsolete)
forensic (not comparable)
- Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.
2012 August 21, Pilkington, Ed, “Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die?”, The Guardian:
- In this account of events, the cards were stacked against Clemons from the beginning. His appeal lawyers have argued that he was physically beaten into making a confession, the jury was wrongfully selected and misdirected, and his conviction largely achieved on individual testimony with no supporting forensic evidence presented.
- 1996, 8 June, Bill Clinton, Weekly Presidential radio Address,
- Fire investigators […] and forensic chemists are combing through fire sites [the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing], interviewing witnesses, and following leads.
- (dated) Relating to, or appropriate for courts of law.
- (archaic) Relating to, or used in debate or argument.
- (Related or appropriate for a court of law): legal
- (Related or used in debate and argumentation): rhetorical
- forensic accounting
- forensic engineering
- forensic linguistics
- forensic medicine
- forensic science
relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
relating to, or appropriate for courts of law
relating to, or used in debate or argument