Sample Collection From Convicted Offenders

One of the facts about DNA databases that often gets overlooked is the sample collection process. Law enforcement personnel have to extract blood or obtain a saliva sample from incarcerated felons that are not always cooperative. In some cases, extraordinary efforts including force are required to persuade felons to submit to a blood draw (Spalding 1995). Collecting the actual samples can be a challenge considering the fact that the convicted offender knows his blood or saliva could be used to catch him committing another crime in the future or match him to a previous unsolved crime he committed.

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Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

This book discusses the futility of curing stammering by common means. It traces various attempts at curing stammering in the past and how wasteful these attempt were, until he discovered a simple program to cure it. The book presents the life of Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue and his struggles with the handicap. Bogue devotes a great deal of text to explain the handicap of stammering, its effects on the body and psychology of the sufferer, and its cure.

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