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The Resource Justice and science : trials and triumphs of DNA evidence, George "Woody" Clarke ; foreword by Janet Reno

Justice and science : trials and triumphs of DNA evidence, George "Woody" Clarke ; foreword by Janet Reno

Label
Justice and science : trials and triumphs of DNA evidence
Title
Justice and science
Title remainder
trials and triumphs of DNA evidence
Statement of responsibility
George "Woody" Clarke ; foreword by Janet Reno
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Databases of both convicted offenders and no-suspect cases demonstrate the power of DNA testing to solve the unsolvable. George?Woody? Clarke is a leading authority in legal circles and among the news media because of his expertise in DNA evidence. In this memoir, Clarke chronicles his experiences in some of the most disturbing and notorious sexual assault and murder court cases in California. He charts the beginnings of DNA testing in police investigations and the fight for its acceptance by courts and juries. He illustrates the power of science in cases he personally prosecuted or in which
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, George
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Reno, Janet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clarke, George
  • Clarke, George
  • Public prosecutors
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Forensic genetics
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LAW
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Forensic genetics
  • Public prosecutors
  • California
  • United States
Label
Justice and science : trials and triumphs of DNA evidence, George "Woody" Clarke ; foreword by Janet Reno
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The scientist becomes a victim -- A new prosecutor -- The transition to DNA evidence -- The fight for acceptance -- A stranger rapist and a murderer : early success with DNA evidence -- A double-edged sword : DNA for and against the prosecution -- A child and a critical nightshirt -- DNA and a football hero collide -- Back home in San Diego : an unusual rape case -- When a match is not a match -- Exonerations, databases and STRs -- A national approach -- The District Attorney's office searches for innocence -- DNA takes to television -- The tragic case of a small child -- A cold hit DNA match solves an old crime -- Helena Greenwood revisited
Control code
ocn232362502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813541921
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jw2gs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232362502
Label
Justice and science : trials and triumphs of DNA evidence, George "Woody" Clarke ; foreword by Janet Reno
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The scientist becomes a victim -- A new prosecutor -- The transition to DNA evidence -- The fight for acceptance -- A stranger rapist and a murderer : early success with DNA evidence -- A double-edged sword : DNA for and against the prosecution -- A child and a critical nightshirt -- DNA and a football hero collide -- Back home in San Diego : an unusual rape case -- When a match is not a match -- Exonerations, databases and STRs -- A national approach -- The District Attorney's office searches for innocence -- DNA takes to television -- The tragic case of a small child -- A cold hit DNA match solves an old crime -- Helena Greenwood revisited
Control code
ocn232362502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813541921
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jw2gs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232362502

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