Posted on 18th February 2015 by DNA Legal
In December 2014, a group of law students and lecturers from the University of Cardiff successfully overturned the murder conviction of Dwaine George, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment following the death of Daniel Dale in 2001. During the original trial, the jury determined that tiny particles of gunshot residue found on George’s jacket were enough to prove his guilt, but the Manchester teenager always maintained his innocence.... Read More
Posted on 28th January 2015 by DNA Legal
A quick Internet search reveals a plethora of DNA testing firms, each offering a wide range of services that vary in price. However, some laboratories are more reputable than others, so it’s important to do some research before booking.
We’re often contacted by clients who have received inconclusive results from other providers, and we’re then called upon to carry out a definitive test. As such, we know all the warning signs, so make sure you... Read More
Posted on 1st September 2014 by David Nicholson
Alcoholism is often cited in family law cases, particularly those surrounding child neglect or domestic abuse. It’s an issue that carries huge implications for all parties concerned, so it’s vitally important to seek thorough and accurate testing when investigating claims.
Governments used to suggest men should not regularly exceed 3-4 units of alcohol per day, roughly equating to 1.5 pints of beer. Women were advised to drink no more than 2-... Read More
Posted on 25th August 2014 by David Nicholson
Hair drug testing can be used to determine drug abuse over a prolonged period of time, and also allows solicitors to establish a client’s pattern of change. Many drug abusers will make the commitment to stop, and you therefore need an accurate test to verify and confirm this.
However, due to a lack of clear understanding about the complexities involved, some laboratories misinterpret their findings, causing delays to court cases and potential... Read More