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Power and Pitfalls of DNA Profiling

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Science  12 Nov 2010:
Vol. 330, Issue 6006, pp. 915
DOI: 10.1126/science.1196972

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The Double Helix and the Law of Evidence by David H. Kaye Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2010. 348 pp. $45, £33.95, €40.50. ISBN 9780674035881.


Through a series of case studies, Kaye explores the forensic use of DNA data and the legal and scientific controversies surrounding such use.