Postconviction DNA Testing

Postconviction DNA Testing

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A report of the National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence to identify ways to maximize the value of DNA testing in our criminal justice system. This analysis applies DNA technology to the appeals process while recognizing the value of finality in the criminal justice system. Chapters: introduction on DNA Testing a the roles of the participants; legal issues; biological issues; recommendations for prosecutors; recommendations for defense counsel; recommendations for the judiciary; recommendations for victim assistance; recommendations for laboratory personnel; glossary; resources; state statutes on notification of victims; a sample DNA test brochure.What do the police do with the evidence they collect? Hair and fiber. Often in ... DNA testing work? There are several chemical processes ... DNA testing can take weeks or months to complete and can be expensive for some agencies. During a anbsp;...

Title:Postconviction DNA Testing
Author:Ronald Reinstein
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1999-06-01


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