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Title: NIJ Conference 2007: Forensic DNA: Tools, Technology, and Policy
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2007
Page Count: 166
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
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Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document is the program for the 3-day 2007 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Conference on Forensic DNA: Tools, Technology, and Policy.
Abstract: This document is the program for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Conference on Forensic DNA: Tools, Technology, and Policy held on July 23-25, 2007, in Washington, DC. The materials provided in the program include the daily agenda for the 3-day meeting, the abstract and presenter biography for each presentation, and agency posters. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion of the current and future needs of DNA crime laboratories and how new technological innovations can assist agencies in meeting these needs. Conference participants include researchers, practitioners, and others with an interest in DNA. Sessions during the conference include presentations, technology demonstrations, posters, and opportunities for researchers, practitioners, and other attendees to interact with each other. Topics covered during the conference include: DNA Tools for Tomorrow; the Forensic Resource Network: Tools, Training, and Assistance to State and Local Laboratories; Forensic DNA Demonstrations and Posters; Using DNA Technology and a Team Approach to Solve Cold Cases and Identify Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains; Using New DNA Capabilities to Identify Perpetrators or Their Physical Characteristics; Examining the Impact of DNA Evidence; and DNA Program Updates from NIJ and the FBI.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice research
Index Term(s): DNA fingerprinting; Evaluative research; Forensic medicine; Forensic sciences; Legal research; Research methods; Research uses in policymaking; Science and Technology
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