DNA Databases

DNA Databases

by Lauri R Harding

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ISBN-13: 9780737736007
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/31/2007
Series: At Issue Series: Civil Liberties
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
What Are the Benefits and Burdens of DNA Databases?   Christine Rosen     10
As DNA Databases Grow, the Potential for Abuse and Error Increases   Tania Simoncelli   Helen Wallace     22
Expanding The Categories in DNA Databases Will Solve More Crimes   Steve Chapman     30
Expanding DNA Databases Beyond Convictees IS Unjust$dNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)     34
Physical Profiles in DNA Databases Narrow the Scope of Potential Suspects   Lindsy A. Elkins     37
Using DNA Databases for Targeted Profiling Is Ineffective   Samuel Walker     46
DNA Databases Can Help Assess Damages in Personal Injury Litigation   Jordan K. Garrison     52
Genetic DNA Databases That Identify Donors Create High Risks of Abuse   Patricia A. Roche   George J. Annas     59
DNA Databases Allow Governmental Intrusion on Private Information   Gary T. Marx     64
Government Databases Have More Information than Needed to Solve Crimes$dElectronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)     76
The Government Has Taken Steps to Secure Privacy of Its DNA Databases$dDepartment of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)     83
Organizations to Contact     88
Bibliography     92
Index     97

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