Matching DNA samples from crime scenes and suspects is rapidly becoming a key source of evidence for use in our justice system. DNA Technology in Forensic Science offers recommendations for resolving crucial questions that are emerging as DNA typing becomes more widespread.
The volume addresses key issues:
Combining this original volume with the new update—The Evaluation of Forensic DNA Evidence—provides the complete, up-to-date picture of this highly important and visible topic.
This volume offers important guidance to anyone working with this emerging law enforcement tool: policymakers, specialists in criminal law, forensic scientists, geneticists, researchers, faculty, and students.
Table of Contents
|2 DNA TYPING: TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS||51-73|
|3 DNA TYPING: STATISTICAL BASIS FOR INTERPRETATION||74-96|
|4 ENSURING HIGH STANDARDS||97-110|
|5 FORENSIC DNA DATABANKS AND PRIVACY OF INFORMATION||111-130|
|6 USE OF DNA INFORMATION IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM||131-151|
|7 DNA TYPING AND SOCIETY||152-164|
|BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ON COMMITTEE MEMBERS||173-176|
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