Defence lawyers ready to seize on DNA doubts – The Times

Posted January 24th, 2008 in DNA, news by sally

“Dozens of serious criminal cases, including prosecutions for murder, rape and terrorist offences, could be in jeopardy because of growing uncertainty over a controversial DNA technique. The Times has discovered that prosecuting authorities in different parts of Britain have adopted contradictory positions on the use of the Low Copy Number (LCN) method of DNA testing, which was heavily criticised by a judge in the Omagh bombing case last month.”

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The Times, 24th January 2008