For each of the following pieces of evidence, indicate whether the item is more likely to possess class or individual characteristics and explain your answers.
a) An impression from a new automobile tire
b) A fingerprint
c) A spent bullet cartridge
d) A mass-produced synthetic fiber
e) Pieces of shredded document
f) Commercial potting soil
g) Skin and hair scrapings
h) Fragments of a multilayer custom automobile paint
i) A blood stain
2. A highly weathered skeleton is recovered from a remote wooded site. Only the upper torso and cranium were recovered. The clavicle is found to be unfused and cranium features a very prominent brow bone and sharp protruding mastoid process. What can be surmised about the victim’s identity from this information?
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