Collecting and using DNA

Collecting and using DNA

Prior to beginning this activity, Review the required resources:

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The collecting and using DNA paper should address the following elements:

  • Differentiate the scientific processes for different types of trace evidence.
  • Summarize the ethical challenges involving DNA databases.
  • Analyze the legal issues related to pre-conviction collection of DNA samples.

The collecting and using DNA

  • Must be approximately 1,000 words (approximately four double-spaced pages in length, not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two scholarly, peer reviewed, and/or credible sources in addition to the course text and required resources.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.

SOURCES

Dutelle, A. W. (2017). An introduction to crime scene investigation (3rd ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com/