DNA identification - Legal Definition
Webster's New World Law Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.
A method for identifying a particular individual as the source of the deoxyribonucleic acid (human genetic material) in a sample such as semen, blood, or hair. Commonly used to prove the individual’s commission of a crime such as murder or rape.
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