dna testing

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Starting with the new year, Illinois will expand privacy protections for people who use genetic testing kits. 

DNA analysis
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The Illinois State Police was under fire Monday for the state’s huge backlog in testing crime-scene DNA.

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DNA evidence remains a powerful tool to convict, but also to exonerate.