Determining the Applicability of DNA Evidence in Rape Trials in India

International Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2014, pp. 176-202.

28 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2014

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Dipa Dube

Indian Institute of Technology - Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law

Date Written: September 5, 2014

Abstract

The paper seeks to delve into the efficacy of DNA technology in securing justice in criminal trials pertaining to rape. An analysis of rape cases over the last decade has been done in order to assess the use of DNA in rape trials in India and the reliability placed on such evidence by the courts.

Keywords: DNA, Rape, Criminal Trial, Evidence

Suggested Citation

Dube, Dipa, Determining the Applicability of DNA Evidence in Rape Trials in India (September 5, 2014). International Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2014, pp. 176-202.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2492014

Dipa Dube (Contact Author)

Indian Institute of Technology - Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law ( email )

Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur, West Bengal, 721302
India

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