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The Resource Genetic witness : science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling, Jay D. Aronson

Genetic witness : science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling, Jay D. Aronson

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Genetic witness : science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling
Title
Genetic witness
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science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling
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Jay D. Aronson
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Language
eng
Summary
When DNA profiling was first introduced into the American legal system in 1987, it was heralded as a technology that would revolutionize law enforcement. As an investigative tool, it has lived up to much of this hype?it is regularly used to track down unknown criminals, put murderers and rapists behind bars, and exonerate the innocent. Yet, this promise took ten turbulent years to be fulfilled. In Genetic Witness, Jay D. Aronson uncovers the dramatic early history of DNA profiling that has been obscured by the technique?s recent success. He demonstrates that robust quality control and quality
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Genetic witness : science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling, Jay D. Aronson
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Genetic witness : science, law, and controversy in the making of DNA profiling, Jay D. Aronson
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj86f
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
Science for hire -- DNA on trial -- Challenging DNA -- Public science -- The DNA wars -- The debate in Washington -- The DNA wars are over -- The legacy of history
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1 online resource (xii, 270 pages)
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9780813543833
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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