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Emmerson Associates has over 26 years supporting independent forensic investigation on behalf of the defence, with restricted budgets, streamline forensic reporting and early plea pressures it is essential all aspects of forensic investigation presented is scrutinised by independent forensic experts. Please contact us for any assistance or advice you may...
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The law prohibits driving and other driving-related activities if the person in charge of the vehicle is ‘unfit through drink or drugs’, the definition of unfit is that his or her ability to drive ‘properly’ is impaired. It is not a traffic offence simply to be under the influence of...
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Help When Needed – Firm Management When Required The misuse of drugs and alcohol can be a serious workplace issue. Not only can their use lead to significant health problems but anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol can be a hazard to themselves and others. You as an...
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The Hague – The International Criminal Court has today announced that all charges against Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya, have been withdrawn by the OTP prior to trial. Established in1987, EmmersonAssociates, a small independent Forensics Consultancy, has maintained their leading position within the forensic science sector. By drawing on the vast experience of our...
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Emmerson  Associates are pleased to announce their partnership with Globus Intelligence;  an international investigations consultancy run by lawyers for lawyers with the aim of providing irrefutable trial-standard evidence. From 2011 to date, the Globus team has established itself as a force to be reckoned with due to its role as...
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In a speech to an all-parliamentary group on cannabis and children, Hogan-Howe called for mandatory drug testing to be introduced at work for millions of professionals in all occupations, but in particular teachers, intensive care nurses and transport staff. Drug testing of employees and the consequent fear of losing their...
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MORRISONS SUPPLIES “DRUGS”  Can you tell the difference between 25kg of frozen meat and 25 kg of cocaine ?  It’s late in the day, and you’ve got to find out if it’s possible to package 25kg of frozen meat pretending to be 25 kg of cocaine into a black sports...
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Missing WWII Soldier May be Found with a Little Help On August 13, 1944, German soldiers retreating from a U.S. Army reconnaissance patrol in Normandy blew up an armored car. Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon, a 28-year-old Canadian enlistee, had been riding in the Ford-build M8 Greyhound, and likely died in...
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Defendants in criminal trials are facing charges of hundreds of pounds before being allowed to see key forensic evidence that may prove their innocence.Guidance from the Home Office’s forensic science regulator, Andrew Rennison, is being exploited by private firms to generate lucrative sources of income.The costs are likely to fall ultimately on...
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The investments by government into the South African Police Service (SAPS) Forensic Services are yielding returns, not only in the direct impact on service delivery as per SAPS initiatives, but also in enabling the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system. This is according to the Minister of Police,...
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Materials science is an interdisciplinary field involving the properties of matter and its applications to various areas of science and engineering. It includes elements of applied physics and chemistry, as well as chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. With significant media attention to nanoscience and nanotechnology in the recent years,...
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Major crimes could go unsolved unless the government does more to support forensic science, MPs have warned. The Science and Technology Committee has published the results of a follow-up inquiry into the closure of the Forensic Science Service (FSS). Private firms and in-house police labs now fill the gap left...
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