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Forensic

Belonging to courts of justice.

forensic

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.

forensic

adjective adapted to argumentation, argumentative, barristerial, belonging to courts of justice, belonging to debate, capable of being deeated, concerning the law, contentious, contestable, controversial, controvertible, discursive, disputable, fitted for legal argumentation, fitted for publicargumentation, in the field of public debate, judicatory, judicial, jural, juridic, jurisdictional, jurisprudential, juristic, lawful, learned in the law, legal, legalistic, litigious, open to discussion, pertaining to the courts, pertaining to the law, polemical, proper to public debate, statutory, subject to contention, subject to controversy
Associated concepts: forensic medicine
See also: juridical

forensic

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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develops tools for detecting, tracking, and forensically examining unmanned aerial vehicles and their pilots.
The device has been taken away so it can be tested forensically.
There are tools available that can be used to present cloud based data as "read only" which will in turn allow for a forensically sound collection.
It has been a top priority for MOI detectives to forensically link these suspects to the bomb-making operation.
Their topics include the continuing evolution of forensic DNA databases, the influence of humic acid on DNA analysis, advances in DNA typing in sexual assault casework, the study of ancient DNA in forensic genetics, forensic mitochondrial DNA analysis, MtDAN analysis for genetically identifying forensically important insects, local DNA databases in forensic casework, and in vitro studies of DNA recovered from incinerated teeth.
Scotland Yard said the woman had a 'very small amount of explosive substance' that was being forensically examined.
TRRUST-Purge technology erases the keys in under 30ms, rendering data forensically unrecoverable, while hardware-based fast clear of the entire drive occurs in less than four seconds.
The vehicles, which include Audis and Toyotas, are being forensically examined as the suspects are held at Balbriggan and Ballymun Garda stations.
com) has introduced its Seek & Collect service, which is said to quickly and efficiently capture electronically stored information (ESI) in a forensically sound manner without the need for physical collection by forensic experts.
The company is using SmartWater, a forensically coded invisible paint that "tags" metal thieves and protects the telecoms network in Wales and across the UK.
Mr Bacon said: "We want evidence, preserved from the original case, to be forensically re-tested.
In addition, the Neutrino solution's WaveShield technology -- unlike other signal blocking devices -- enables the user to obtain a forensically sound acquisition of cell phone data, even within close proximity to cell towers.