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Law & Order Series: Part III - DNA and Crime Labs

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Law & Order Series: Part III - DNA and Crime Labs

Law & Order Series: Part III - DNA and Crime Labs

Law & Order Series: Part III - DNA and Crime Labs

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Science is improving our ability to solve crimes, but can investigators keep up? Cutbacks, poor training and prosecutorial pressure have crime labs from Houston to Missoula under the microscope. Join host Neal Conan and guests to talk about solving crimes, one DNA sample at a time.

Guests:

Marie Munier
*Chief of the Trial Bureau for Harris County in Houston, TX

William Thompson
*Professor of law and society, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine

Frank Fitzpatrick
*Chair of the Laboratory Accreditation Board
*Director of the Forensic Science Lab for Orange County California

Peter Neufield
*Director of the Innocence Project at Cardozo Law School