Genetics: A Handbook for Lawyers

Genetics: A Handbook for Lawyers

by A. Jamie Cuticchia

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Genetics: A Handbook for Lawyers, Second Edition covers a wide range of relevant topics including:

Molecular Biology

History of Genetics

Cutting Edge Technology and Evidentiary Value

Role of Genetics in Health

Forensic Collection and Analysis of DNA

Paternity Testing

Consumer Genetics

Computational Tools to Validate Data

Ethical Issues



Intellectual Property

Explaining Genetic Issues to a Jury

The information contained in this reference book will better enable the law practitioner to be learned in the discipline, point out relevant and interesting legal issues to clients and the court, and help expert witnesses be as clear and effective as possible. This book is heavily annotated, through citations to statutes, case law, and scientific discoveries, for those wishing to explore a topic more deeply.

It's a valuable resource for litigators, family or health lawyers, patent attorneys, or law students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641050357
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Author A. Jamie Cuticchia, PhD, JD, of Raleigh, NC, has more than 25 years of experience in biomedical research. Dr. Cuticchia earned his doctorate in genetics from the University of Georgia. He has served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and, most recently, the Duke University School of Medicine. He serves as a consultant in the biomedical field and is a frequent presenter on topics such as the Human Genome Project, personal and precision medicine, and legal and ethical issues surrounding modern medical science.

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