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Rounding Up the Usual Suspects: A Logical and Legal Analysis of DNA Trawling Cases

  title={Rounding Up the Usual Suspects: A Logical and Legal Analysis of DNA Trawling Cases},
  author={David H. Kaye},
  journal={North Carolina Law Review},
  • D. Kaye
  • Published 17 September 2008
  • Law
  • North Carolina Law Review
Courts are beginning to confront a problem that has divided the scientific community - whether identifying a defendant by fishing through a database of DNA types to find a match to a crime-scene sample reduces the significance of a match. For years, the problem seemed academic. Now that the U.S. has more than five million DNA profiles from convicted offenders and suspects in a national, computer-searchable database, the question has assumed more urgency. Increasingly, individuals are being… 
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