oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - DNA Profiling: What can South Africa gain from the British experience?

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



The discussion of DNA evidence forms part of an ongoing debate between law and forensic science. When discussing the DNA profiling technique one has to consider the use of novel scientific techniques as well as the presentation of forensic evidence to the courts. This discussion highlights the fact that forensic science makes an important and everincreasing contribution to the investigation of crime and successful prosecution of offenders.

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