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DNA on trial : genetic identification and criminal justice / edited by Paul R. Billings.

Billings, Paul R.
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Plainview, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1992.

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vii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm



"Based on a symposium held at the 1991 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science"--Pref.


Gene technology : views of its criminal justice applications / Paul R. Billings -- Galton's regret : of types and individuals / Paul Rabinow -- Reasons for doubt : legal issues in the use of DNA identification techniques / Marjorie Maguire Shultz -- An analysis of decisional low governing the use of DNA evidence (as of January 1992) / David A. Gass and Marjorie Maguire Shultz -- Forensic DNA in the trial court 1990-1992 : a brief history / Jeffrey Baird -- Reliability of statistical estimates in forensic DNA typing / Bruce Budowle, Keith L. Monson, and James R. Wooley -- Statistical issues in DNA identification / Donald A. Berry -- Public policy for forensic DNA analysis : the model of New York State / Jeroo S. Kotval -- The impact of DNA-based identification systems on civil liberties / Philip L. Bereano -- Genetics, race, and crime : recurring seduction to a false precision / Troy Duster -- DNA data banking and the public interest / Nachama L. Wilker ... [et. al].

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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