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Use of DNA profiles in criminal proceedings in Alaska

Susanne Di Pietro

Use of DNA profiles in criminal proceedings in Alaska

by Susanne Di Pietro

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Published by Alaska Judicial Council in Anchorage, Alaska (1029 West 3rd Ave., Suite 201, Anchorage 99501-1981) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.,
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • DNA fingerprinting -- Alaska,
    • Forensic genetics -- Alaska,
    • Evidence, Criminal -- Alaska,
    • Violent offenders -- Alaska -- Identification,
    • Criminal registers -- Alaska

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusanne D. Di Pietro.
      ContributionsAlaska. Judicial Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFA1780.5.E9 D5 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL759706M
      LC Control Number97156309
      OCLC/WorldCa36320104

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This paper examines the science of DNA identification and its use during criminal investigations and in criminal proceedings, including criminal trials, appeals and post-conviction proceedings. It describes the main benefits and costs of the increasing role of DNA identification in the criminal justice system.

The Science of DNA Identification. Abstract— DNA profiling also called as DNA typing or Gene fingerprinting has been used as a powerful process for identification of humans. Many countries around the world where forensic databases have created to store DNA patterns(DNA profiles) of crime scenes in order to put the actual criminals behind the bars and free the innocent who have been kept in jails for years without any real.

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 Strayer University CRJ Criminal Investigation Professor: Elaine Wilson The importance and legal uses of DNA evidence in Criminal Investigations Tasha L. Thomas 4/21/ Once a crime is committed law enforcement officers are dispatched to the scene and a criminal investigation begins immediately.

The first responder to the scene begins to taper off the area and assures that nothing is. DNA profiling (also called DNA fingerprinting) is the process of determining an individual's DNA characteristics. DNA analysis intended to identify a species, rather than an individual, is called DNA barcoding.

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In Bangs v. State, P.2d(Alaska App. ) (citations omitted), we made a similar comment: The grand jury is an accusatorial body charged with the task of determining whether sufficient evidence exists to justify initiating formal criminal proceedings against the accused.Alaska Criminal Justice Careers in Criminal Psychology.

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DNA, also called deoxyribonucleic acid by scientists, is often used as important evidence by prosecutors in criminal law is a set of molecules found in the human body. Similar to a fingerprint, each person in the world has a different and unique DNA : Ken Lamance.