Who was first to use forensic science?

Answer It was a Roman attorney named Quintilian who around 1,000 A.D. argued successful that bloody palm prints were used to frame a blind man for the murder of his mother, according to the University of ... Read More »

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Who was the first person to use forensic science?

Sir Alec Jeffreys of the United Kingdom created the very first DNA profiling test in 1984, and published his discoveries the following year. Although sometimes known as the father of DNA evidence, ... Read More »

When was forensic science first practiced?

Modern forensic science first found its way into general practice in 1903. The case of an inmate named Will West convinced detectives that fingerprint identification is a reliable method of investi... Read More »

When was forensic science first used?

The first documented use of forensic science was in 1248. A Chinese book "Xi Yuan Ji Lu" or "Collected Cases of Injustice Rectified," contained descriptions of how to distinguish a death due to dro... Read More »

When was forensic science first used in the United States?

In 1877, a microscopist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture named Thomas Taylor made the suggestion to use palm and fingerprints to identify individuals because all the prints were unique. The p... Read More »