THE ROLE OF FORENSIC EVIDENCE IN MODERN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

Authors

  • Syeda Mina Faisal Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Abdus Samad Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KPK, Pakistan.
  • Anum Shahid Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Sialkot, Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Admissibility Standards, Criminal Investigations, DNA Analysis, Ethical Considerations, Forensic Evidence

Abstract

The article examines the important role played by forensic evidence in modern criminal investigations. The paper traces the history of forensic science from early methods to modern science and also discusses the many kinds of the forensic evidence. The reliability and admissibility of forensic evidence are examined in the article. The potential challenges affect its use, as well as ethical issues, are debated. The legal framework for admitting forensic evidence, ethical responsibilities of forensic professionals, and the broader impact on the criminal justice system are scrutinized. The article concludes that what is needed is an ongoing transformation of forensic science to help in the pursuit of justice in today's legal landscape.

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13-01-2024

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Faisal, S. M., Samad Khan, A., & Shahid, A. (2024). THE ROLE OF FORENSIC EVIDENCE IN MODERN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS. PAKISTAN ISLAMICUS (An International Journal of Islamic & Social Sciences), 4(01), 01–12. Retrieved from https://pakistanislamicus.com/index.php/home/article/view/93