By: Hailey, Sydnee
What is DNA fingerprinting?
A text to identify and evaluate the genetic information.
Careers that involve DNA fingerprinting is Forensic scientist, reporting officer, and crime scene investigator.
Summary about a news article in DNA fingerprinting
Lamming was charged with sexual assault, and burglary. Semen found on a pillow slip matched to his DNA. Massey says that this is a very new technology cause there are about 4 labs in the country doing it. Lamming s DNA was sent to a life codes corp. A DNA test coasts up to $750. Carla says that experts say less then a dozen states have used this technique in court.
pros and cons
It is really helpful in criminal trials for convicting guilty people.
it can also help in finding out your genetic trats.
There could be a problem in discrimination.
you could also be convicted wrong because of the personal testing the DNA.