Question Sheet: Fingerprint Evidence


Before reading:

  1. Has anyone ever asked you for your fingerprints? If so, why? 
  2. How do fingerprints vary from person to person?

During reading:

  1. Why did agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation accuse Oregon lawyer

    Brandon Mayfield of being involved in a deadly train bombing in Spain? 

  2. Compared with law-enforcement officials in the United States, how much

    earlier did police in Great Britain begin using fingerprints? 

  3. Why are fingerprints not as reliable for catching criminals...

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