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Author Krimsky, Sheldon

Title Genetic justice : DNA data banks, criminal investigations, and civil liberties / Sheldon Krimsky and Tania Simoncelli

Publ Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
 CCRI-Lincoln  HV8073 .K668 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV8073 .K668 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HV8073 .K668 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV8073 K668 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Forensic DNA analysis -- The network of U.S. DNA data banks -- Community DNA dragnets -- Familial DNA searches -- Forensic DNA phenotyping -- Surreptitious biological sampling -- Exonerations : when the DNA doesn't match -- The illusory appeal of a universal DNA data bank -- The UK : paving the way in forensic DNA -- Japan's forensic DNA data bank : a call for reform -- Australia : a quest for uniformity in DNA data banking -- Germany : from eugenics to forensics -- Italy : a data bank in search of a law -- Privacy and genetic surveillance -- Racial disparities in DNA data banking -- Fallibility in DNA identification -- The efficacy of DNA data banks : a case of diminishing returns -- Toward a vision of justice : principles for responsible uses of DNA in law enforcement
LC subject Criminal investigation -- Cross-cultural studies
DNA data banks -- Cross-cultural studies
Evidence, Criminal -- Cross-cultural studies
Add Author Simoncelli, Tania
ISBN 9780231145206 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231145209 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231517805 (electronic)
0231517807 (electronic)