Forensics : Learn a bit about DNA and Criminal Justice : Its not what you may think. [cliche’]

FORENSICS and LAW in FOCUS @ CSIDDS | News and Trends

Today

Gerald Richardson talks about his six months of freedom after a bitemark aided conviction.  DNA exonerated him.

How DNA Profiling Works – The Naked Scientist – [don’t worry its PG rated]

PCR-DNA testing: Animated for educational ease.

This next one is from the  NewScientist and is titled “Forensic Failure.” It shows revealing survey results from anonymized forensic science workers on the topic of the challenges they face [someone in the US should copy this idea.]

Questions and answers are specifically about the UK where the Queen’s government canned its nationalized Forensic Science Services a couple years ago. The new strategy adopted outsourcing forensic services to centralized labs and private vendors and put alot of people out of work. Here are the fss_survey_results. There is still alot of flack about this economizing in the UK media. Some patter in the US suggests the US system becoming nationalized. Won’t happen.

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G. Sherwood

This project has been ongoing for over 10 years and it required many breaks and gigs and gigs of research. The subject isn't easy but it is important in my view. Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to drop me a line.

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