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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, January 16, 2006

DNA Database Woes from Downunder

In Australia, the State of Tasmania's government has come under fire for not signing up to join a national DNA database, called the CrimTrac network, used to track criminals across the nation, using DNA profiles.  In the meantime, Tasmanian police officers must depend on interstate police assistance to match a suspect's DNA to DNA profiles stored in Australia's other jurisdictions. Story. . . [Mark Godsey]

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