La révolution tranquille de l’ADN : questionner les usages judiciaires de la génétique à l’Assemblée nationale

‪This article aims to analyse the political debates around the importation and increasing use of “genetic fingerprinting” by the French police and courtrooms. It is based on the quantitative and qualitative analysis of a corpus of 157 parliamentary questions addressed to the government, from 1988 to 2020. As a technique of evidence but also a mode of government, DNA is a magnifying glass of broader tendencies that have permeated the political and judicial treatment of delinquency over the last thirty years.‪

This content has been updated on 14 December 2022 at 9 h 18 min.