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Subject: Re: [APG] "forensic" (was genealogical definitions)
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2008 03:33:20 EST

In my experience, "forensic" describes other professions, occupations and
processes when they are they are applied to legal issues and particularly to
possible litigation. Thus, forensic medicine, forensic accounting, forensic
genealogy, forensic courier services, forensic software.

To the extent that forensic genealogy may involve collecting data about
living persons, a private investigator's license may be required in some

Donn Devine, CG, CGL
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

CG, Certified Genealogist, CGL, and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are
service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license
by board certificants after periodic evaluation, and the board name is
registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.

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