oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - DNA profiling: A case for judicial subversion
|Article Title||DNA profiling: A case for judicial subversion|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Criminal Law, University of North West. **Institute for Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||18 - 23|
|Keyword(s)||Appeal Court, Conduct of police investigations, Crime control model, DNA identification techniques, Individualisation, Legal aid claims, Legal integrity of forensic evidence and Role of prosecutor|
The following discussion probes the role of the forensic science(s) with regard to its important and everexpanding contribution to the investigation of crime, the successful prosecution of offenders as well as certain grave consequences that could follow from an overreliance on apparently powerful scientific evidence (Roberts 1994:469), with special reference to American and British practices.
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