The genetic future is now. It is very likely that some commercial, medical research or governmental entity has either your DNA sample or your genetic information. And, you don’t know it and may not even know that they have collected and stored it. Do You Know Where Your DNA Is? takes you through the current state of forensic DNA technology, genetic genealogy, familial searching and wrongful convictions based on post-conviction DNA testing among the many and varied uses of genetic information. So … come and find out more about about this current and evolving topic.
Presented by Albert E. Scherr, Professor of Law at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law in Concord, New Hampshire. As a law professor, Professor Scherr teaches courses in Criminal Procedure, Evidence, International Criminal Law & Justice and Expert Witnesses & Scientific Evidence. As a lawyer, he has been litigating forensic DNA issues in state and federal courts for 25 years.
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