Focus on Forensics – BBC Law in Action

Posted May 27th, 2008 in evidence, forensic science, special report by sally

“High-profile prosecutions have relied on DNA to convict the guilty. Steve Wright who murdered five women in Suffolk, and Mark Dixie the killer of Sally Anne Bowman, would probably not have been convicted without DNA evidence.

But the use of forensic evidence is not always so straight-forward in proving guilt, as Clive Coleman finds out when he debates the use of forensic techniques with a panel of experts.”

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BBC Law in Action, 27th May 2008