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04-Mar-2011

Cybergenetics presents continuing education course for lawyers on TrueAllele and Foley DNA evidence at Allegheny County Courthouse

Pittsburgh, PA

Allegheny County sponsored a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course at the Courthouse on the DNA evidence used in the homicide trial of state trooper Kevin Foley for the slaying of dentist John Yelenic. Pennsylvania Senior Deputy Attorney General Anthony Krastek described how the crime was committed, and explained how he prosecuted the case using the victim's fingernail DNA. Cybergenetics Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Mark Perlin taught the principles of computer DNA interpretation, and showed how the TrueAllele® computer DNA results were introduced into evidence. Over one hundred prosecutors and defenders attended the CLE.


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