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How Lawyers Handle DNA Evidence


Cashman, K, How Lawyers Handle DNA Evidence, The Science Show, ABC Radio National, Online, 20 October 2012 (2012) [Media Interview]

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Lawyers report having difficulty understanding some scientific evidence. This can hamper their ability to properly cross examine those presenting forensic evidence in court. It can lead to false convictions. Kate Cashman describes her PhD work investigating the extent of this problem and ways in which it may be alleviated.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:DNA, evidence
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Public law
Research Field:Public law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Cashman, K (Dr Kate Cashman)
ID Code:81869
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2013-01-10
Last Modified:2013-01-15
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