An Introduction to Forensic Genetics is a comprehensive introduction to this fast moving area from the collection of evidence at the scene of a crime to the presentation of that evidence in a legal context. The last few years have seen significant advances in the subject and the development and application of genetics has revolutionised forensic science. This book begins with the key concepts needed to fully appreciate the subject and moves on to examine the latest developments in the field, illustrated throughout with references to relevant casework. In addition to the technology involved in generating a DNA profile, the underlying population biology and statistical interpretation are also covered. The evaluation and presentation of DNA evidence in court is also discussed with guidance on the evaluation process and how court reports and statements should be presented. an accessible introduction to Forensic Genetics from the collection of evidence to the presentation of that evidence in a legal context. includes case studies to enhance student understanding. includes the latest developments in the field focusing on the technology used today and that which is likely to be used in the future. accessible treatment of population biology and statistics associated with forensic evidence. William Goodwin University of Central Lancashire Adrian Linacre University of Strathclyde Sibte Hadi University of Central LancashireGoodwin, William is the author of 'Introduction to Forensic Genetics ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780470010266 and ISBN 0470010266.