ASTM E860 - 07(2013)e2 - Standard Practice for Examining And Preparing Items That Are Or May Become Involved In Criminal or Civil Litigation

ASTM E860 - 07(2013)e2

Standard Practice for Examining And Preparing Items That Are Or May Become Involved In Criminal or Civil Litigation

Status : Current   Published : June 2017

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1.1 This practice sets forth guidelines for the examination and testing of actual items or systems (hereinafter termed evidence) that may have been involved in a specific incident that are or may be reasonably expected to be the subject of civil or criminal litigation. This practice is intended to become applicable when it is determined that examination or testing of evidence is required, and such examination is likely to change the nature, state or condition of the evidence.

1.2 This practice recommends generally acceptable professional practice, although the facts and issues of each situation may require specific considerations not expressly addressed herein. Deviations from this practice are not necessarily wrong or inferior, but such deviations should be justified and documented.

1.3  This practice offers a set of instructions for performing one or more specific operations. This document cannot replace education, training, or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM E860 - 07(2013)e2
TitleStandard Practice for Examining And Preparing Items That Are Or May Become Involved In Criminal or Civil Litigation
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 June 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Evidence collection and preservation, Forensic engineers, Forensic sciences
ICS03.120.20
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages2
File Size61 KB
Price£37.00


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