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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
- Chapter 45. Trial, Evidence, Compromise
- Section 35. Admissibility of Dna Profiles.
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AS 12.45.035. Admissibility of Dna Profiles.
- (a) In a criminal action or proceeding, evidence of a DNA profile is admissible to prove or disprove any relevant fact, if
the court finds that the technique underlying the evidence is scientifically valid. The admission of the DNA profile
does not require a finding of general acceptance in the relevant scientific community of DNA profile evidence.
- (b) In this section,
- (1) "deoxyribonucleic acid" means the molecules in all cellular forms that contain genetic information in a patterned
chemical structure for each individual;
- (2) "DNA profile"
- (A) means an analysis of blood, semen, tissue, or other cells bearing deoxyribonucleic acid resulting in the
identification of the individual's patterned chemical structure of genetic information;
- (B) includes statistical population frequency comparisons of the patterned chemical structures described in (A) of this
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