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Belonging to courts of justice.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


1) adj. from Latin forensis for "belonging to the forum," ancient Rome's site for public debate, and currently meaning pertaining to the courts. Thus, forensic testimony or forensic medicine are used to assist the court or the attorneys in legal matters, including trials.

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to do with courts. Thus a barrister has forensic skills, forensic medicine is the application of medicine to legal issues in courts and forensic accountancy is the application of accounting skill to legal issues.
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