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Author Semikhodskii, Andrei.

Title Dealing with DNA evidence : a legal guide / Andrei Semikhodskii
Published London ; New York : Routledge-Cavendish, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 177 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to criminal DNA analysis -- Forensic DNA testing -- Interpretation and statistical evaluation of DNA evidence -- Criminal DNA databases -- The pitfalls of DNA testing -- DNA testing errors -- DNA evidence interpretation errors -- DNA evidence during trial -- Challenging DNA evidence in the courtroom -- Post-convictional DNA testing -- Ethical aspects of DNA testing
Summary Written specifically for students or practitioners of criminal law, this work gives readers an in-depth understanding of DNA evidence in criminal practice and clearly explains how it is obtained and how it can be successfully challenged in court
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-165) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject DNA fingerprinting -- Law and legislation -- United States.
DNA fingerprinting.
Evidence, Criminal -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203945034 (electronic bk.)
9780203945032 (electronic bk.)