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Prior to typing the suspect, if we assume that he is not the donor of the evidence then we can think of him as someone who received a CSF1PO allele at random from each of his parents. The chance to receive 10 from his mother and 11 from his father is therefore pq, and to receive 11 from mother and 10 from father is another pq, so the probability to be 10,11 by chance is 2pq.
This way to obtain the frequency of a DNA profile is called the product rule. The profile frequency is sometimes referred to as the random match probability, or the chance of a random match. A shorter summary is "common source, or unlikely coincidence.
Maybe this is how the "prosecutor's fallacy" got started. Newspapers almost always write, incorrectly, that this means there is only 1 chance in that a person other than the suspect left the semen. To make such a statement is to commit the prosecutor's fallacy. It is a fallacy because it pretends that the probability that the suspect might be the donor can be computed from the DNA evidence alone, which implies illogically that other evidence in the case even if the "suspect" is a dead woman, or even if the suspect was filmed in the act makes no difference at all.
However, the amount of additional information that is necessary might be a very small amount. For example, add to the DNA matching evidence of to one the mere knowledge that the suspect was arrested before his DNA type was known, and you have something like a proof.
Laboratory error Besides "common source", and "unlikely coincidence", a third possible explanation for a match between suspect and evidence is error. Nonetheless, it seems likely that the chance of error is often much larger than the extremely small random match chances such as 1 in that occur, so it may be more realistic and more fair in such cases to say "same source, or unlikely error" rather than to say "same source, or unlikely coincidence.
That's true, but irrelevant since the difference is undetectable to the analysis methods used. The analysis and statistics are consistent in treating "match" merely to mean "same category," so the statistical conclusion of "either common source, or once-in coincidence" is still correct.
Limitations The method of calculation described above makes several assumptions, and in some cases some of those assumptions may be false so it is important to be aware of them.
But common sense shows immediately that if the suspect can make a case that a relative of hisespecially his brotheris the donor, then that goes a long way towards explaining away the coincidental similarity between the suspect and the evidence.
The defense always needs to be aware of this possibility. There are other computations that can be made to deal with situations where relatives of the suspect even distant relatives may be worth considering. These population genetic concepts have been found to hold to a reasonable degree of accuracy for major populations and typical forensically used loci.
For mixed populations and inbred populations the product rule is not as accurate. To the extent that the product rule is inaccurate, the error usually works against suspect, unfairly exaggerating the strength of the evidence. Omitted topics It is beyond the ambition of this section to discuss computations for DNA identification when the evidence consists of a mixture "Interpreting DNA mixtures" from several people, or how to analyze when the suspect is found through a database search, or how to analyze relationship cases including paternity and missing bodies.FAR -- Part 12 Acquisition of Commercial Items (FAC ) (13 Jan ) (FAC ) (26 Oct ) -- Scope of Part.
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