Adams, David S.
This report investigated the techniques used to obtain DNA fingerprints and their acceptance by both the scientific and law communities and informs the public about the importance of DNA fingerprinting. The report first introduces the background information needed to understand what a DNA fingerprint is, then introduces both landmark and sensational court cases where DNA fingerprinting was used and discusses the controversial topic of DNA databases. The report concludes with how DNA fingerprinting will impact society in the future.
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