Professor in Political Science and Computer and Information Science

David Lazer

DNA criminal crime justice relatives database privacy security evidence biological

Journal Article
Publication date: 
08/2012
Authors: 
David Lazer
Frederick R. Bieber
Charles H. Brenner

DNA methods are now widely used for many forensic purposes, including routine investigation of serious crimes and for identification of persons killed in mass disasters or wars (1–4). DNA databases of convicted offenders are maintained by every U.S. state and nearly every industrialized country, allowing comparison of crime scene DNA profiles to one another and to known offenders (5).

Keywords: 
DNA criminal crime justice relatives database privacy security evidence biological
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