Honors Forensic Science 2nd Quarter Project
Name __________________________ Date ______________ Period _______
Forensic Science Case Study Report Sheet
Title of Case: _______________________________________________________________
Case Details: Summarize the case
In this section, you are to research a real-life crime that used specific evidence in a criminal or civil case. In this summary, you should include
What happened? Give a description of the crime
Who was involved?
Where did it happened?
Other relevant information.
In this section, describe how the evidence was collected and analyzed, its significance to the case, and the outcome of the case.
What was it?
Where was it found?
How was it analyzed?
What did it mean to the case?
In this section, you will describe the science behind the forensic analysis of the evidence from your case. Describe the scientific concepts, such as the refraction of light, the structure and function of DNA , or how the MS-GC works, that allows you to analyze the evidence.
Outcome/Results of case:
What happened in the end?
How was the case resolved?
Was there a trial?
Any key “turning points” in the trial?
What was the verdict?
What is the present status of the case and the suspect?
Other Relevant Facts:
Resources- list of URLs/ books/ articles used:
Includes the full references
Includes at least 3 references