dna wasnt presented in my case when went to trial
What do you mean 'what if'? Nothing automatically happens.
Was DNA required in your case?
Did the DNA evidence support or hurt your defense?
Were DNA results ready at the time of your trial?
Who decided not to use the DNA results?
When was your case?
Were you defended by a lawyer?
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I'm guessing you've been convicted of something where DNA evidence may or may not have existed. Despite the never-ending stream of lies that Hollywood insists on teaching us about the criminal justice system, I cannot think of a type of case that REQUIRES DNA evidence to be presented. All that is required in order to be convicted of a crime is proof beyond a reasonable doubt. How the prosecutor presents their case is up to them.
Criminal law has its own statutes, and rules of procedure. Those lawyers who do civil law are often not versed sufficiently in these matters. It is essential in any criminal matter that a criminal defense lawyer be retained to deal with the government and its lawyers.
This question is being directed to the criminal defense section of this service.
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