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Crime / DNA Cases / John Doe Indictments #790819

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Jason Carroll) The legal procedure in a New York rape case it which prosecutors indicted the rapist's DNA to avoid the 10-year statute of limitations examined; details given about how the DNA is processed & checked against a data base. [Prosecutor Santosh MADAHAR† - talks about the DNA evidence from the 1994 rape kit.] [Criminal justice investigator John FEINBLATT†, New York medical examiner Dr. Howard BAUM† - say the uniqueness of DNA makes it make sense to indict the DNA profile.] [New York civil liberties union Donna LIEBERMAN† - says DNA evidence can be abused.]

Brown, Aaron;
Carroll, Jason

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