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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

06 Understanding a Forensic DNA Lab Report

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Upon completion of Module 6, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic elements contained in forensic DNA laboratory reports.
  • Understand common terminology used in DNA laboratory reports.
  • Understand the DNA laboratory results and their overall significance as evidence in the case.

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