Marcus Matthews’ book gives voice to men falsely tapped — then excluded by testing — as children’s fathers



Marcus Matthews’ book gives voice to men falsely tapped — then excluded by testing — as children’s fathers By: Barbara Bradley

Marcus Matthews, a doctoral candidate at the University of Memphis and coordinator of The Teen Appeal program, wrote “I Am Not the Father” based in part on his own experience as a teenager falsely accused of fathering a child. READ MORE (CLICK HERE)

I Am Not the Father, False Paternity Interview – Marcus L. Matthews on ABC24

The exclusionary results mentioned in the interview represent statistics from Medical Testing Resources Inc. in October 2010, not Memphis Juvenile Court. Stephen Conn, director of MTR, said his company performs approximately 90% of the private DNA testing in Shelby County. Conn said the exclusionary result percentage is usually around 55% at his clinic.

I Am Not the Father, False Paternity Interview – Marcus L. Matthews on WMC Action News 5


I Am Not the Father, False Paternity Interview – Marcus L. Matthews on WMC Action News 5

The exclusionary results mentioned in the interview represent statistics from Medical Testing Resources Inc. in October 2010, not Memphis Juvenile Court. Stephen Conn, director of MTR, said his company performs approximately 90% of the private DNA testing in Shelby County. Conn said the exclusionary result percentage is usually around 55% at his clinic.