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28 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Winter 2007 Scientific Evidence Paul C. Giannelli Firearms Identification (“Ballistics”) Courts have admitted evidence based on firearms identifications for decades. Although popularly known as “ballistics,” firearms identification has little to do with ballistiics which is the study of a projectile in flight. Firearms identification includes both the comparisso of bullets (the projectile) and cartridge cases and focuses on “toolmarks” left on these objects after a weapon is...

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