Review of the use of Low Copy Number DNA analysis in current cases: CPS statement – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 16th, 2008 in DNA, reports by sally

“The judgment in the Omagh bombing case, R v Hoey, was handed down on the 20th December 2007.

The Judge expressed concerns about Low Copy Number (LCN) DNA analysis, conducted by the Forensic Science Service Ltd (FSS), which was adduced in evidence. In particular he expressed concerns about the extent to which the scientific validity of the technique had been demonstrated.”

Full story

Crown Prosecution Service, 14th January 2008