Medical Science and Criminal Justice

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Cleveland Foundation, 1921 - Crime - 69 pages

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Page 21 - That in case of any death occurring without medical attendance, it shall be the duty of the undertaker to notify the local...
Page 65 - An Act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the City of New York," is hereby amended so as to read as follows: 4.
Page 61 - The medical examiner may, if he deem it necessary, employ a chemist to aid in the examination of the body, or of substances supposed to have caused or contributed to the death; and such chemist shall be entitled to such compensation for his services as the medical examiner certifies to be just and reasonable, the same being audited and allowed in the manner hereinafter provided.
Page 61 - If upon such view, personal inquiry, or autopsy, he shall be of opinion that the death was caused by violence, he shall at once notify the district attorney and a justice of the district, police, or municipal court for the district or city in which the body lies, or a trial justice, and shall file...
Page 59 - Franklin county, the northern district, comprising Orange, Warwick, New Salem and Wendell; the eastern district, Bernardston, Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Leverett, Montague, Northfield, Shutesbury and Sunderland; and the western district, Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Hawley, Heath, Leyden, Monroe, Rowe, Shelburne and Whately.
Page 61 - ... and shall then and there carefully reduce or cause to be reduced to writing every fact and circumstance tending to show the condition of the body and the cause and manner of death...
Page 68 - Section three hundred and twelve of chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two is hereby amended so as to read as follows: ? 312.
Page 61 - ... reduce or cause to be reduced to writing every fact and circumstance tending to show the condition of the body, and the cause and manner of death, together with the names and addresses of said witnesses, which record he shall subscribe.
Page 67 - Superintendent," who, at the time of his appointment, shall have been, for at least ten years, a practising physician and for three years a resident of the city of New York, and he shall be the chief executive officer of said department. The chief officer of the second bureau...
Page 66 - New York. The head of the office shall be called the "chief medical examiner." He shall be appointed by the mayor from the classified service and be a doctor of medicine, and a skilled pathologist and microscopist. The mayor may remove such officer upon stating in writing his reasons therefor, to be filed in the office of the municipal civil service commission and served upon such officer, and allowing him an opportunity of making a public explanation. The chief medical examiner may appoint and remove...

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