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Justice and Science
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George "Woody" Clarke has been renowned for years in legal circles and among the news media because of his expertise in DNA evidence. In this memoir, Clarke chronicles his experiences in some of the most disturbing and notorious sexual assault and murder court cases in California. He charts the beginnings of DNA testing in police investigations and the fight for its acceptance by courts and juries.

Table of Contents

  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. xi
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  1. Introduction: Science in the Courtroom
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. Chapter 1: The Scientist Becomes a Victim
  2. pp. 3-8
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  1. Chapter 2: A New Prosecutor
  2. pp. 9-15
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  1. Chapter 3: The Transition to DNA Evidence
  2. pp. 16-23
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  1. Chapter 4: The Fight for Acceptance
  2. pp. 24-33
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  1. Chapter 5: A Stranger Rapist and a Murderer: Early Success with DNA Evidence
  2. pp. 34-43
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  1. Chapter 6: A Double-Edged Sword: DNA for and against the Prosecution
  2. pp. 44-63
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  1. Chapter 7: A Child and a Critical Nightshirt
  2. pp. 64-75
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  1. Chapter 8: DNA and a Football Hero Collide
  2. pp. 76-97
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  1. Chapter 9: Back Home in San Diego: An Unusual Rape Case
  2. pp. 98-107
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  1. Chapter 10: When a Match Is Not a Match
  2. pp. 108-117
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  1. Chapter 11: Exonerations, Databases, and STRs
  2. pp. 118-135
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  1. Chapter 12: A National Approach
  2. pp. 136-145
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  1. Chapter 13: The District Attorney’s Office Searches for Innocence
  2. pp. 146-161
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  1. Chapter 14: DNA Takes to Television
  2. pp. 162-171
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  1. Chapter 15: The Tragic Case of a Small Child
  2. pp. 172-178
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  1. Chapter 16: A Cold-Hit DNA Match Solves an Old Crime
  2. pp. 179-186
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  1. Chapter 17: Helena Greenwood Revisited
  2. pp. 187-193
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 195-200
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 201-216
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  1. About the Author
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