London Times article announcing the verdict of the case of Sarbah vs. Home Office (Ghana Immigration Case, 1985
An image of Alec Jeffreys.
An image of Alec Jeffrey in 1989.
Palatka Daily News article, March 24, 1988. "Jury hears murder confession."
An image of DNA profile.
Alec Jeffreys talks about DNA fingerprinting after the Ghana case.
Alec Jeffreys talks about the difficulties of the case.
Alec Jeffreys talks about the resolution of the Ghana case.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
In 1984, Alec Jeffreys produced the first DNA fingerprint. DNA-based testing methods have evolved over the years, but they still use DNA repeats as the basis for building a DNA profile.