Michelle Oberman was quoted in a Medium article about police use of genealogy databases to solve decades-old newborn killing cases. Read the article.

“If you develop the atom bomb, do you have to drop it?” says Michelle Oberman, a law professor at Santa Clara University who has written two books about mothers who kill their children. “It’s really tempting, once you have the technology, to run through every cold case that you’ve ever had and see what turns up.”