Saturday, April 15, 2017

DNA testing

One of the major developments in post-World War II military justice has been its assimilation to general criminal justice. This has manifested itself in a host of ways, including rules of evidence, efforts to achieve judicial independence, concern for victims' rights, and so forth. Here, from New Zealand, is another example: a proposal to require DNA testing of military offenders on the same terms as it is required of civilian offenders. Details here.

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