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The science of the motion of projectiles in flight and the dynamics of deceleration as the projectile impacts on the body or tissues; the energy imparted to tissue is calculated as E = mv2; m = mass; v = velocity
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ballistics

(bă-lĭs′tĭks) [Gr. ballein, to throw]
The science of the motion and trajectory of projectiles, including bullets, bombs, rockets, and guided missiles.
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(123) One of the guidelines provided in Pytou Heang would be particularly helpful to jurors to ensure that they have the necessary background information about firearms identification: "[B]efore an opinion is offered at trial, a forensic ballistics expert should explain to the jury the theories and methodologies underlying the field of forensic ballistics." (124) Ultimately, it is the jurors that will use the admitted forensic evidence to make a determination of fact.
"I am indignant over detention of Alikbek Jekshenkulov and doubt the results of forensic ballistics examination," declared Nina Zotova, lawyer of ex-Foreign Minister Alikbek Jekshenkulov detained on March 9 under suspicion of involvement into the murder of the Turkish national.The lawyer said she was invited to the Main Investigation Department of the Interior Ministry to see the results of the forensic ballistics examinations."We looked through two forensic ballistics examination reports.
Forensic ballistics could easily determine who the gun owner is and the shooter, yet the CPS say there's not enough evidence to bring charges for the murder of an innocent man.

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