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DNA - Surveillance and Privacy
DNA - Surveillance and Privacy
As surveillance increases, particularly in relation to DNA profiling and databases, concerns regarding privacy have become an increasing concern....
DNA and Civil Rights
DNA and Civil Rights
DNA collection and storage in the DNA database has prompted anger and controversy regarding the potential infringement on civil rights....
DNA Database and Juveniles
DNA Database and Juveniles
Thousands of juveniles have their DNA profiles stored in the DNA database. The practice is particularly controversial because many were never cautioned, charged or…...
DNA Databases and Samples
DNA Databases and Samples
The UK DNA database is the largest in the world and holds DNA profiles for a large number of people, including children and youth who are innocent....
Famous Trials and DNA Testing
Famous Trials and DNA Testing
DNA testing is an interesting technology for many of us but it becomes far more intriguing in relation to celebrities and famous, controversial trials....
Government Involvement in DNA Technology
Government Involvement in DNA Technology
Government involvement in DNA technology and processes is met with mixed reviews. Some believe it infringes on personal freedom while others think it is necessary to…...
Police Misuse of DNA
Police Misuse of DNA
Both the public and human rights groups are concerned about police misuse of DNA. Police, however, cite that the system is vital to protecting the public....
Post-Conviction DNA Analysis
Post-Conviction DNA Analysis
Post-conviction DNA analysis has resulted in the release of many people who were wrongly found guilty of a crime. Sadly, the release comes late for some who have…...
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