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Creating the Best Practices in DNA Preservation: Recommended Practices and Procedures


Krista A. Dolan


American University - Washington College of Law

April 2, 2013

Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2013

Abstract:     
This paper provides an overview of the existing DNA preservation statutes, as well as the loopholes within those statutes. Utilizing the best practices from existing legislation, as well as model legislation from the Innocence Project and recommendations from the American Bar Association, this paper outlines recommendations for crafting model legislation as regards preservation of biological material.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 22

Keywords: criminal law, post-conviction, DNA, innocence, policy

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Date posted: July 5, 2013  

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Dolan, Krista A., Creating the Best Practices in DNA Preservation: Recommended Practices and Procedures (April 2, 2013). Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2013. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2289999

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Krista A. Dolan (Contact Author)
American University - Washington College of Law ( email )
4801 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20016
United States
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