Genetic Justice

Genetic Justice

DNA Data Banks, Criminal Investigations, and Civil Liberties

Book - 2011
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Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9780231517805
Characteristics: xviii, 406 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Simoncelli, Tania
Contents: 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 illusory appeal of a universal DNA data bank
The UK : paving the way in 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
The efficacy of DNA data banks : a case of diminishing returns
Toward a vision of justice : principles for responsible uses of DNA in law enforcement.


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