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Your Guide To Forensic Science In A Criminal Case


Anyone charged with a crime is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. It is the prosecution’s job to present evidence that proves every element of a criminal charge. That being said, a defendant does not simply have to sit back and play a passive role in a criminal case. Quite the contrary, any person charged with a crime can raise a zealous defense.

You do not have to merely accept what law enforcement officers and prosecutors say about the evidence. Proactive use of forensic science puts defendants in a far better position to clear their name. Here, our Orlando forensic science criminal defense attorney explains how forensic science can be used to build a defense against criminal charges in Florida.

Understanding Forensic Science 

As described by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), forensic science is the application of scientific methods, techniques, and technology to investigations. It allows for the reliable examination and analysis of evidence. Forensic scientists may be called upon to evaluate a wide range of different types, including: 

  • Biological Evidence: DNA, fingerprints, hair samples, drug tests results, etc.
  • Crime Scene Details: Tire marks, shoe prints, positioning of weapons, timing of even, etc.
  • Technology: Computer data, cell phone data, etc.

Forensic science matters. The evidence—and the analysis by experts—could be the difference between criminal charges being dismissed outright and a conviction. It is crucial that the analysis of crime scenes and evidence is done in an accurate, reliable manner. However, there are limitations to modern forensic science. In many cases, evidence is subject to interpretation. Forensic scientists may not always agree with each other.

The Baez Law Firm is at the Forefront of Forensic Science in Criminal Defense 

The Baez Law Firm is at the forefront of forensic science. With extensive trial experience in Florida, we understand how compelling “scientific” evidence can be to judges and juries. At the same time, our criminal defense team also understands that the interpretation put forward by police, prosecutors, and their experts is not going to be fair and independent. They are trying to tell a particular story in order to get a conviction.

We take a proactive approach to crime scene investigations and evidence. If a dispute over the interpretation or meaning of certain evidence is a key part of your defense strategy, it is imperative that you have a criminal defense lawyer who is well-versed in forensic science. Not only does our Florida criminal defense law firm have superior knowledge of the science, we are connected with the best experts in the field. 

Get Help From a Criminal Defense Attorney in Central Florida

At The Baez Law Firm, our Orlando criminal defense lawyer has extensive knowledge of and experience with forensic science. We connect with the right experts whenever necessary to build your case and prove your innocence. Contact us today to arrange your fully confidential initial legal consultation. With an office in Orlando, we represent clients throughout Central Florida.



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