Filed Under: Criminal Law

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To do with the court or investigation. For example, a forensic assessment of a youth may be conducted by a psychiatrist pursuant to section 34 of the YCJA to assist the court in determining whether the youth is mentally competent to stand trial. Forensic investigation by the police covers a range of scientific techniques to apprehend criminals, such as fingerprinting and DNA analysis.

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