Impression, patent (visible)
Filed Under: Criminal Law; Forensic Science
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The Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences$115.00 – $184.00Edited by Caitlin Pakosh
Patent impressions are visible to the naked eye and require minimal or no development. They are generally composed of a combination of natural bodily secretions and foreign material. The foreign material is frequently blood, dirt, ink, or grease.