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April 2014

Lecture - Collection and Retention of DNA from Suspects in NZ

14 Apr 2014


Dr Nessa Lynch of VUW and Dr Liz Campbell of the University of Edinburgh are giving a public lecture on Monday 14 April at VUWs School of Law. The focus of their lecture is on the scope of the power to acquire DNA from suspects in NZ. Discussion of their topic is informed by comparative analysis.

The lecture is part of Dr Lynch’s Law Foundation funded research project looking at the law and policy relating to the pre-trial collection and retention of genetic material.

The Law Foundation is providing up to $30,000 towards this research project that is due to be completed in March 2015.