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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Graham on DNA Evidence

Kenneth W. Graham (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) has posted Is DNA Evidence Relevant? on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
In admitting DNA sample taken at the crime scene in 2010 to compare it with a DNA sample taken from the defendant in 2020 courts assume that the defendant’s DNA has not changed in the prior ten years. This article questions that assumption using scientific findings published in the journals Scientific American and Science News.

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