An interactive, self-paced, resource tool to educate and assist prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges in forensic DNA cases. The course consists of fifteen modules and covers:
- The biology of DNA, including statistics and population genetics.
- DNA laboratories, quality assurance in testing, and understanding a laboratory report.
- Forensic databases.
- Victim issues.
- The presentation of DNA evidence at trial.
- Post-conviction DNA cases.
Sponsor(s) / Host(s)
National Institute of Justice (NIJ), U.S. Department of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Free and open to all.
Certificate of Completion available. No credits offered.
Date Created: February 22, 2006