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- •in eleven cases the judgement contained claims about mixed-DNA,
- •four judgements contained claims of primary or secondary transfer,
- •six of them were about improper handling and/ or storage where the biological traces were destroyed and were not suitable for DNA analysis,
- •in some cases, the unprofessional behavior of the staff arriving to the crime scene was criticized but the reference to sample contamination itself did not come up, and
- •in the remaining cases there was a false positive match for the searched keywords.
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