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TABLE 6.2 Continued

I103

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

Jurisdiction

Standard Of
Admissibility

DNA Test

Method Of
Computation

Opinion As
To Source
Admissible?

Only Fact Of
Match
Admissible?

Product
Admissible?

Ceiling
Admissible?

NC

R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 

Ohio

R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 
 

PCR

     

Yes

 

Okla

D

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 

Ore

R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 
 

PCR

       

Yes

Pa

F

RFLP

None

 

Yes

   

SC

F,R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 

SD

F

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 

Tenn

F,D,R,S

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 

Tex

R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 
 

DQA, PCR

         

Vt

D

RFLP

Product

   

No

Yes

 

Ceiling

       

Va

R,S

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

 
 

DQA

Product

   

Yes

 

Wash

F

RFLP

Product

No

 

No

Yes

 

PCR

         

Wisc

R

RFLP

Product

   

Yes

Yes

 

Ceiling

       

Wyo

R

RFLP

Product

     

Yes

 

Ceiling

       

103I. Federal or state jurisdiction in which at least one court opinion on the admissibility of DNA test results that incriminated the defendant was reported.
II. Frye (F), Daubert (D), relevance-helpfulness (R), or special statutory (S) standard applied. R refers to cases applying a non—Frye standard adopted before Daubert; all federal courts are now required to apply the Daubert standard.
III. Type of DNA test performed.
IV. Procedure used to compute probability or frequency offered in the case.
V. Is expert-opinion testimony that defendant is the source or that the type is unique admissible?
VI. Is only the fact of a match admissible?
VII. Is the product-rule estimate admissible?
VIII. Is the interim-ceiling-principle estimate admissible?



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