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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

Expert Testimony in DNA Cases

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Every jurisdiction regulates the admission and scope of expert testimony by statute, rule of evidence, or case law. The two principal standards for expert scientific testimony are the Frye 14 and Daubert 15 tests.

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