Forensic DNA Identification

TitleForensic DNA Identification
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWolf, LE, Berry, RM
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Date Published04/2013
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsConfidentiality , Criminal Justice , GENETICS , HUMAN rights , Informed Consent , public safety , SCIENCE
AbstractThis problem was given to students as part of a course on problem based learning (PBL) using fractious problems. It asked them to consider the use of extensive DNA databases for forensic identification. Students were asked to apply six skills in analyzing and devising policy resolutions for the problems and to apply PBL skills in doing so.
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