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First World countries enjoy a measure of security that Third Worlds do not–laws, bylaws, statutes, and treaties protect us.  We have a host of officials to enact those laws or raise awareness when someone is illegally tinkering with them.  That Safety Net  is available to every one of us as Due Process and it is our birthright.  If those laws …

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DNA and the law in Italy: the experience of “the Perugia case”

By Carla Vecchiotti and Silvia Zoppis This article was originally published on frontiersin.org. Laboratory of Forensic Genetics, Section of Legal Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Histology, Forensic Medicine and Orthopaedics, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy  Today DNA analyses represent a method of exceptional importance for the resolution of judicial cases. On the one hand, they allow courts to secure criminal convictions, while on …

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