• "Commission shelves coroner’s inquests for new ‘police fatality review process’"
    Las Vegas Sun, January 7, 2013
  • Report: "Collaborative Reform Process"
    "A Review of Officer-Involved Shootings in Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
    Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice"
    CNA 2012
  • Katherine D. Watson
    "Forensic Medicine in Western Society: A History"
    Taylor and Francis, 2011
  • Denver Office of the Medical Examiner Annual Report 2011
  • Jeffery M. Jentzen
    "Death Investigation in America Coroners, Medical Examiners, and the Pursuit of Medical Certainty"
    Harvard University Press, 2009
  • Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Sciences Community,
    National Research Council
    "Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward"
    National Academies Press, 2009
  • Stefan Timmermans
    'How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths'
    The University of Chicago Press, 2006
  • Ruth Richardson
    "Death Dissection and the Destitute, 2nd Ed."
    The University of Chicago Press, 2000
  • Ian A. Burney
    "Bodies of Evidence Medicine and the Politics of the English Inquest, 1830-1926"
    The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
  • Bernard Knight
    "History of the Medieval English Coroner System", LLC, 1999
  • Bernard Knight
    "Simpson’s Forensic Medicine, 11th ED"
    Arnold, 1997
  • Robert Wilkins
    "Death A History of Man’s Obsessions and Fears"
    Barnes and Noble Books, 1996
  • Kenneth V. Iverson
    "Death to Dust"
    'What Happens to Dead Bodies?'
    Galen Press, 1994
  • Lester Adelson
    "The Pathology of Homicide"
    Charles C Thomas, 1974
  • Werner U. Spitz and Russell S Fischer, Eds.
    "Medicolegal Investigation of Death"
    Charles C. Thomas, 1973
  • R. B. H. Gradwohl
    "Legal Medicine"
    C.V. Mosby, 1954
  • Thomas A. Gonzales, Morgan Vance, Milton Helprin, and Charles J. Umberger
    "Legal Medicine Pathology and Toxicology"
    Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1954.
  • RCW 36.24.070 Verdict of the jury [RE: Coroner Inquest Jury - the law dates to 1854]

This document was prepared by John D. Howard, M.D. February 2013