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Archive for July, 2010

Robert O’Block Recommends This Article About The Donner Party

by on Jul.26, 2010, under Forensics

When most people hear the words “the Donner Party,” the story of the wagon train members who ate each other in order to survive their trek across the Sierra Nevada Mountains comes to mind. However, new evidence from archeologists suggests that the cannibalism might not have been as grisly as initially reported.

Taken from The Forensic Examiner®, Winter 2006

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Robert O’Block Recommends Article: The Srebrenica Massacre

by on Jul.23, 2010, under Forensics

In July of 1995, over 8,000 Muslim men, ranging from teenagers to the elderly, were brutally murdered in the Srebrenica massacre, one of the most horrific events in recent history.

Taken from The Forensic Examiner®, Summer 2006

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Robert O’Block Recommends Article: Global Suicide

by on Jul.23, 2010, under Forensics

In 2002 the World Health Organization (WHO) released the first World Report on Violence and Health (Krug et al., 2002). Finding that acts of violence result in more than 1.6 million deaths per year, the WHO considers violence to be a global public health problem of pandemic proportion.

Taken from The Forensic Examiner®, Summer 2006

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Robert O’Block Suggests Article

by on Jul.23, 2010, under ACFEI, Forensics

Acquired disability following trauma is an area that is in dire need of discussion and explanation. Unless an expert is fully informed of the multitude of pre and post-injury medical and psychosocial dynamics that surround an individual’s claim of occupational disability, he or she may not be in a position to make absolute judgments regarding residual employability, pre and post-work capacity, or the causal attribution of vocational disability.

Taken from The Forensic Examiner®, Spring 2006

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