DNA, should it be used as evidence ?

Every insight holds a certain key when it comes to placing a suspect at a crime. DNA sheds light as evidence, because every DNA is unique. Therefore, I believe DNA should be used as evidence. I will defend my claim, by giving real life examples of how DNAis beneficial evidence.
DNA is Deoxyribonucleic acid. It’s a carrier of our individual genetic information, which holds distinctive characteristics who make us who we are. The science behind DNA is how it’s “built”. DNA has deoxyribose, ” sugar, phosphate, and a nitrogen base. The four nitrogen bases are, Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine, and Thymine. Adiene has the same amount as Thymine, and Guanine has the same as Cystosin. Which is considered to be a nucleotide. Now, the way DNA is processed is by Gel Electrophoresis. Gel Electrophoresis is a method for separation and the analysis of macromolecules. The separation  and analysis of the macromolecules and their fragments based on the size and charge. of DNA is called restriction enzyme. The longer the strand of DNA the longer it physically takes to process DNA when in the Gel Electrophoresis, and the shorter the strand of DNA the shorter it physically takes to process when in the Gel Electrophoresis.
DNA should be used as evidence. Not only can it place you at a crime scene it can exonerate you. According to Texas Monthly, a magazine that published an article, “The Exonerated 37”, stated, “DNA testing which over the past two decades has changed the  way we convict the guilty-and free the innocent.” This quote proved without DNA evidence these men would be in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. Steven Avery was charged with rape. Due to police testimony and victim perjury Steven Avery would’ve spent the rest of his life in prison but, with DNA evidence Steven Avery was later exonerated.
Some might argue that DNA shouldn’t be used as evidence, because it’s the fastest way to close a case without a proper investigation, according to an article, by Ryan Bushey. But DNA should be used as evidence. DNA is only circumstantial evidence, it can place you at crime but doesn’t mean you’ve committed a crime, until proven otherwise. DNA evidence scientifically belongs to one individual so there is no way for it can’t be replicated. DNA also is good start when it comes to gathering suspect’s.
The purpose of this paper is to let people know DNA should be used as evidence. If you were charged with a crime you didn’t commit, and the only evidence that could exonerate you, would you be for DNA evidence ?




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