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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

DNA Evidence

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Victim Issues

Crime victims often will have many questions about the use of DNA evidence in their case. Especially for victims of violent crimes, the case likely involves one of the most significant events of their lives and they will have an expectation that it will be their case.

The questions will typically fall into the following categories:

  • DNA evidence
  • DNA evidence testing
  • Privacy and procedural considerations

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