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DNA and criminal justice

National Convention Centre, Canberra,
30 October 1989 - 31 October 1989

The papers presented at this conference examine DNA profiling and how it impinges on the criminal justice system. Scientists, lawyers and police explain how this new expert evidence affects their areas of work. Developments such as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) are presented, and the problems of quality control are revealed in detail. These matters are of great importance when treating evidence in court.

Conference proceedings

The proceedings of this conference were published as:

DNA and criminal justice / Julia Vernon and Ben Selinger (eds)
Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology, 1992
ISBN 0 642 15367 1 ; ISSN 1034-5086
(Conference proceedings (Australian Institute of Criminology), no. 2)