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People v. Prince, F045053

Genetic profile frequency evidence cannot be used to prove a defendant is the perpetrator of a crime if based on the assumption that the perpetrator and the defendant belong to the same ethnic group because the defendant is part of that ethnic group.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/05/2005
  • Published 12/05/2005



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Scott Concklin, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Redding, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Assistant Attorney General, Enic Camps, Louis M. Vasquez and Brian Alvarez, Deputy Attorneys General, for Appellant and Respondent.
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