Everything you need to understand or teach Unnatural Death by Michael Baden.
In this biography Michael Baden explains the ends and out of a medical examiner. Baden gives the history of ME's dating back to the 1100s when a coroner was not much more than a tax collector. His duties were to investigate suspicious deaths to make sure they were not suicides; if they were, any money would go to the king instead of the deceased person's family members. Baden describes how over time the need to understand how, why, where and when a person died helped the office of coroner to evolve into what is now known as a medical examiner. Even to this day the law varies from state to state on whether or not there is trained medical examiner or coroner in office.
Baden delves into some of his more famous cases such as John Belushi, Elvis Presley, and John F. Kennedy to explicate the need for...
Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner Lesson Plans contain 137 pages of teaching material, including: