Linking Genes with Behavior: The Social and Legal Implications of Using Genetic Evidence in Criminal Trials
This Note surveys the increasingly problematic issue of using genetic information in legal decision making. This Note concludes that genetic evidence should be admissible during both the guilt or innocence phases and the penalty phases of criminal trials because it improves the trial process by enhancing juries' understanding of the defendant's intentions during the commission of their crimes.
Carol A. Gaudet,
Linking Genes with Behavior: The Social and Legal Implications of Using Genetic Evidence in Criminal Trials,
24 Fordham Urb. L.J. 597
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol24/iss3/5