Introduction

Familial DNA: A series of reports released by the National Institute of Justice [2017]

Familial DNA: A series of reports released by the National Institute of Justice [2017]

Overview

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) published several reports related to Familial DNA in August 2017. The topics of these reports include Studies of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices-Case Studies, Studies of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices - National Survey of CODIS Laboratories Brief, Understanding Familial DNA Searching: Coming to a Consensus on Terminology, and Understanding Familial DNA Searching: Policies, Procedures, Potential Impact, Summary Overview.

These resources have not been published by the U.S. Department of Justice. These resources are being made publicly available through the Office of Justice Programs’ National Criminal Justice Reference Service.

Study of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices - Case Study Brief Series
Michael B. Field, Saniya Seera, et al.

Study of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices - National Survey of CODIS Laboratories Brief
Michael B. Field, Sara Debus-Sherrill

Understanding Familial DNA Searching: Coming to a Consensus on Terminology
Emily Niedzwiecki, Sara Debus-Sherrill, et al.

Understanding Familial DNA Searching: Policies, Procedures, and Potential Impact, Summary Overview
Sara Debus-Sherrill, Michael B. Field


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