Courtroom genetics

Brownlee, S.
January 1992
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p60
Discusses how a flap over DNA evidence raises questions about the relationship of science to the law. Prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have taken the lead in pushing the use of DNA profiling; How DNA profiling works; The introduction of DNA profiling in 1987; The scientific critique of DNA profiling; The intrusion of politics; Development of new methods of fingerprinting.


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