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Forensic DNA Evidence: The Myth of Infallibility


William C. Thompson


University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society

July 1, 2012

Sheldon Krimsky & Jeremy Gruber (Eds.) Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense, Harvard University Press, 2013

Abstract:     
Discusses various ways errors can occur in forensic DNA testing; provides multiple examples of such errors.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 37

Keywords: DNA, identification, error, contamination, forensic, statistic, frame

JEL Classification: K4


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Date posted: February 10, 2013  

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Thompson, William C., Forensic DNA Evidence: The Myth of Infallibility (July 1, 2012). Sheldon Krimsky & Jeremy Gruber (Eds.) Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense, Harvard University Press, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2214379

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William C. Thompson (Contact Author)
University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society ( email )
Irvine, CA
United States
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