Interview with Sheldon Krimsky and Tania Simoncelli, authors of Genetic Justice

Leonard Lopate’s show on WNYC includes a weekly future “Underreported,” which looks at issues that are often relegated to the back of the newspaper.

The latest installment focused on the use of forensic DNA databanks by law enforcement has exploded since the mid 1990s. The show examined the implications widespread stockpiling of genetic information has for criminal investigations and civil liberties by interviewing Sheldon Krimsky and former ACLU science advisor Tania Simoncelli, co-authors of the book Genetic Justice: DNA Data Banks, Criminal Investigations, and Civil Liberties.

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