Ricardo Fontg


Forensic scientists have long hoped for the ability "to identify the origin of blood and body-fluid stains with the same degree of certainty as finger- prints."' Recent advances in recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid ("DNA") research offer scientists the necessary technology. Consequently, DNA technology now provides the judicial system with a powerful new test to identify criminal suspects and to trace paternity. This Comment discusses the current law regarding DNA fingerprinting.

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