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DNA Testing of Felons

  • By: LaJuana S. Davis
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

DNA evidence is unquestionably a potent tool in criminal law enforcement. Police identify or exclude criminal suspects through DNA testing, and in criminal trials DNA is often admitted into the trial as evidence. Scientific advances in DNA testing have reduced the ...

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