A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology (25th Edition) 2016
Modi A Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology reigns supreme in its field since its first edition in 1920. It is a well-established, specialized and highly recommended text on Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology. The present twenty-fifth edition of this monumental work is revised by Justice K Kannan, a noted Judge and a renowned scholar, in collaboration with specialist contributors from diverse fields. Retaining the flavour of Modi’s pristine brilliance, this thoroughly revised edition traces comprehensively all major developments in the field of law and forensic medicine. In this revised edition, references to obsolete medical literature have been weeded out and several chapters have been rewritten in light of latest scientific advancements. Medico-legal aspects of rape have been re-examined, keeping in mind the concerns of academic community on sensitive gender issues. The section on Toxicology has been extensively updated to make it more useful to forensic scientists and analytical chemists. The present edition will prove to be helpful in understanding both the complexities and the nuances of the subject and its practical application. The book is an essential reference for medical and legal professionals, forensic medicine experts, judges, law enforcement and investigating agencies, teachers, scholars, legislators and social scientists.