Daily Archives: April 21, 2011

22nd International Symposium on Human Identification

Mark your calendar now to attend the 22nd International Symposium on Human Identification October 3–6, 2011, in the Washington, D.C. area. Register to attend, view the conference schedule and network with others that share your interest in the symposium and DNA typing.

Bill limiting criminal appeals appears to be on fast track

Journal Star Nebraska
A bill imposing a time limit for bringing post-conviction appeals in criminal cases appears to be on the fast track in the Legislature.

Shatter to prioritise laws creating national DNA database

The Journal Ireland
JUSTICE MINISTER Alan Shatter has told a conference of Garda sergeants and inspectors that he will include legislation to create a national DNA database one of his top legislative priorities.

Lawmaker, murder victimkin work to expand DNA testing’s

McClatchy Report
WASHINGTON — In 2001, King County Sheriff Dave Reichert relied on a DNA match to solve the case of Washington state’s Green River Killer, who murdered 49 women and still ranks as the nation’s most prolific serial killer.

DNA identifies WWII aviator’s remains

Athens Banner Georgia
The remains of an Atlanta-area aviator whose aircraft went missing during World War II were identified using mitochondrial DNA testing after police in the Philippines discovered where his plane had crashed.