How DNA Determines Guilt Or Innocence
The science of identifying individuals using DNA sequences is very clear, and the probability of scientific error is extremely small. As a result, DNA evidence has been used to help identify perpetrators of crimes and to exonerate innocent people before they become suspects.
The following sections explain the science behind DNA fingerprinting in more detail.
How Can DNA Sequences Identify Individuals?
What Does a Match Mean?
Forensic DNA Evidence
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Catch A Criminal
A crime has been committed. Circumstantial evidence points to
three men. Two of the men are brothers; the other man is unrelated.
A trace ot the perpetrator's DNA has been found at the scene
of the crime.
Find out how DNA can be used to catch a criminal.
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