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17 Oct 2017
The classification of fingerprints as we know today were first used in China. They were used to establish identity of documents, sculptures, etc.
Germanic and Slavic societies made law that medical experts must be the ones to determine cause of death in crimes.
Fingerprints first used to determine identity. Arabic merchants would take a debtor's fingerprint and attach it to the bill.
They found evidence of lies in people's testimony
First forensic autopsies are done at the University of Bologna
Medical schools are established in Padua & Bologna
First pathology reports published
University of Leipzig offers the first courses in forensic medicine
First forensic science book- first forensic science manual published by the Chinese. This was the first known record of medical knowledge being used to solve criminal cases.
Roman attorney Quintilian proves a bloody hand print makes a blind man innocent of killing his mother.
University of Leipzig offers the first courses in forensic medicine.
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