An essential addition to any forensics course, this volume of case studies describes both innovative approaches and practical experiences in this dynamic field. It provides students with a strong sense of the types of cases with which forensic anthropologists become involvedas well as their professional and ethical responsibilitiesand it demonstrates the truly multidisciplinary nature of the science. CASE STUDIES Introducing Forensic Anthropology, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman. The Herring CaseAn Outlier, Karen Ramey Burns. MultidisciplinaryApproach to Human Identification in Homicide Investigation: A Case Study from New York, Douglas H. Ubelaker, Mary Jumbelic, Mark Wilson, and E. Mark Levinsohn. Urban Anthropology: Case Studies from the New York City Medical Examiner's Office, Amy Zelson Mundorff. Multiple Points of Similarity, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman and Lyle W. Konigsberg. Trials in Court. The Forensic Anthropologist Takes the Stand, Kenneth A. R. Kennedy. Love Lost and Gone Forever, David M. Glassman. Unusual "Crime" Scenes: The Role of forensic Anthropology in Recovering and Identifying American MIAs, Robert W. Mann, Bruce E. Anderson, Thomas D. Holland, David R. Rankin, and Johnie E. Webb, Jr. The Contributions of Archaeology and Physical Anthropology to the John McRae Case, Norman J. Sauer, William A. Lovis, Mark E. Blumer, and Jennifer Fillion. Look until You See: Identification of Trauma in Skeletal Material, O.C. Smith, Elayne J. Pope, and Steven A. Symes. The Interface of Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Pathology in Trauma Interpretation, Douglas H. Ubelaker and John E. Smialek. Taphonomy and Time: Estimating the Postmortem Interval, Jennifer C. Love and Murray K. Marks. The Skull on the Lawn: Trophies, Taphonomy, and Forensic Anthropology, P. Willey and Paulette Leach. A Death in Paradise: Human Remains Scavenged by a Shark, Bruce E. Anderson, Anthony Manoukian, Thomas D. Holland, and William E. Grant. Mitochondrial DNA: Solving the Mystery of Anna Anderson, Terry Melton. The Pawn Shop Mummified Head: Discriminating among Forensic, Historic, and Ancient Contexts, Dawnie Wolfe Steadman. An Incidental Finding, H. Gill-King. Small Bones of Contention, Sam D. Stout. Corpi Aquaticus: The Hardin Cemetery Flood of 1993, Paul S. Sledzik and Allison Webb Willcox. Planes, Trains, and Fireworks: The Evolving Role of the Forensic Anthropologist in Mass Fatality Incidents, Frank P Saul and Julie Mather Saul. Science Contextualized: The Identification of a US. MIA of the Vietnam War from Two Perspectives, Ann Webster Bunch and Colleen Carney Shine. Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights: The Argentine Experience, Mercedes Doretti and Clyde C. Snow.Steadman, Dawnie Wolfe is the author of 'Hard Evidence Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130305671 and ISBN 0130305677.