Greg Hampikian

Sep. 28, 2012

Analyzing the Evidence on DNA

"All DNA evidence is not created equal," says Greg Hampikian, Director of the Idaho Innocence Project. He’ll tell us why DNA 'evidence' sometimes leads to the wrong conclusion.

dna evidence, forensics, forensic science, crime, criminal case, jury, courtroom, conviction, genetic evidence, biological evidence

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