Monday 15 September 2008

DNA evidence & criminal law

LLRX has a new article with links and descriptions of web-based materials about developments in DNA technology and criminal law. Included in the article:

  • Information on DNA access and testing laws and related post-conviction legislation nationwide.

  • Standards and guidelines for collection and retention of genetic material in criminal cases as well as testing protocols.

  • Reports with policy recommendations from various perspectives based on research into exonerations and DNA testing.

  • Law review articles addressing DNA access and testing laws

  • Other articles and annotations provide background on DNA access and testing legislation, requirements for filing post-conviction motions, and case law developments.

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