genetic fingerprinting

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Synonyms for genetic fingerprinting

the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification

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A trial judge's determination on the admissibility of DNA evidence must focus on the reliability of the methodology or testing process used by the expert and not on the conclusions reached.
The court's reasoning for viewing DNA evidence as corroborative is outdated and inefficient when one considers the technicalities in the Hudood Ordinance.
The introduction of the book states that it is written for caseworkers "less mathematically attuned", but this text relies heavily on presenting the mathematical underpinnings associated with DNA evidence interpretation.
The panel discussed crucial forensic techniques which are missing with investigative agencies, lack of proper training in handling evidence, compulsory collection of DNA evidence in sexual assault cases against women and underfunded forensic labs.
A Missouri man was set to be executed Tuesday night despite DNA evidence that cast doubt on his guilt.
DNA evidence has shown that humans mixed with now-extinct cousins (SN: 11/12/16, p.
Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, which was tentatively approved on a voice vote by the House on Monday, would lower that bar, requiring only a "reasonable likelihood" that an item contains DNA evidence.
Lord Justice Fulford said the original guilty verdict, based on the evidence at the time, could not be criticised, but that new DNA evidence made the crucial difference.
This may include DNA evidence linking another person to the crime and evidence of perjury or false accusation.
The main criticisms typically aimed at John Doe DNA indictments focus on the perceived deficiencies of DNA evidence, which can be exacerbated by the gap in time between the collection of a sample and the location of a match.
Anti-counterfeiting technology company Applied DNA Sciences Inc (OTCBB:APDN) said on Tuesday that its SigNature DNA evidence marking product is being used across Europe.
But co-accused Colin Duffy, was cleared for his alleged p in the March 2009 ambush Massereene, in Antrim - ev though DNA evidence linked h to the gunmen's getaway car.
3) Untested DNA evidence exists, and questions about Skinner's guilt in a 1993 New Year's Eve triple murder remain.
The appeal, in Perugia, is contesting crucial DNA evidence against Knox, 24, and her ex-lover Raffaele Sollecito, 27.
Lawyers argued the DNA evidence should have been withdrawn and, if it had been, they could not have been safely convicted.