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Genetic justice: DNA data banks, criminal investigations, and civil liberties

Forensic DNA analysis -- The network of U.S. DNA data banks -- Community DNA dragnets -- Familial DNA searches -- Forensic DNA phenotyping -- Surreptitious biological sampling -- Exonerations : when the DNA doesn't match -- The allure behind universal data banks -- The UK : paving the way to fo...

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Main Author: Krimsky, Sheldon
Contributors: Simoncelli, Tania (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Columbia Univ. Press 2011
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Summary:Forensic DNA analysis -- The network of U.S. DNA data banks -- Community DNA dragnets -- Familial DNA searches -- Forensic DNA phenotyping -- Surreptitious biological sampling -- Exonerations : when the DNA doesn't match -- The allure behind universal data banks -- The UK : paving the way to forensic DNA -- Japan's forensic DNA data bank : a call for reform -- Australia : a quest for uniformity in DNA data banking -- Germany : from eugenics to forensics -- Italy : a data bank in search of a law -- Privacy and genetic surveillance -- Racial disparities in DNA data banking -- Fallibility in DNA identification -- Efficacy : a case of diminishing returns -- Toward a vision of justice : recommendations for responsible uses of DNA in law enforcement -- Appendix: Six-country comparison of forensic DNA data banks
Item Description:Literaturangaben
Physical Description:XVIII, 406 S. Ill., graph. Darst.
ISBN:0231145209
9780231145206
9780231145213