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Supreme Court Considers If Warrantless DNA Swab Violates ... - NPR

www.npr.org/2013/02/26/172886713/supreme-court-considers-if-warrantless-dna-swab-violates-constitution

Feb 26, 2013 ... Twenty-eight states and the federal government have enacted laws that provide ... The question is whether it is unconstitutional to do that without a ... Supreme Court Considers If Warrantless DNA Swab Violates Constitution ...

DNA Sampling, Crime Investigation and Your Rights - Lawyers.com

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Laws vary, but usually a DNA sample will be taken from every person arrested for a ... cheek is non-intrusive, and doesn't violate any constitutional privacy rights.

Forensic DNA Collection: A Citizen's Guide to Your Rights

www.councilforresponsiblegenetics.org/pageDocuments/I6W7Q3D7RM.pdf

You have the right to refuse to allow police to conduct a cheek swab. ... Amendment violation can occur if police mislead an individual; for example, by saying .... Individuals convicted of a crime have fewer civil rights and may not be successful ...

Just a quick swab for DNA? Not so fast, California courts say - The ...

www.ocregister.com/articles/dna-644800-collection-court.html

Dec 10, 2014 ... Not so fast, California courts say | dna, collection, court, state, police, ruling, ... a positive hit in an electronic database can be enough to revitalize a cold case. ... of a crime is a violation of that individual's constitutional rights.

DNA Forensics: Does Taking DNA of Arrestees Violate the 4th ...

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Taking DNA Samples of Arrestees is a highly controversial topic as ... the public while opponents feel that it violates the constitutional rights of an Arrestee. ... to allow law enforcement to collect a DNA sample from people arrested for felonies.

Supreme Court OKs DNA swab of people under arrest - USA Today

www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/03/supreme-court-dna-cheek-swab-rape-unsolved-crimes/2116453/

Jun 3, 2013 ... A narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can collect ... cold cases; Civil liberties advocates say collecting DNA violates privacy .... "It's the right thing to do," Obama said of taking DNA from arrestees in a ...

Supreme Court Ruling a Blow to Genetic Privacy | American Civil ...

www.aclu.org/blog/supreme-court-ruling-blow-genetic-privacy

Jun 3, 2013 ... The ruling allows the police to seize the DNA of innocent Americans who have never ... letting the police stick a swab into your mouth to take a sample of your DNA, ... We can only hope that a future Court will do what Justice Scalia ... these much broader laws violate our fundamental rights to privacy and the ...

Annenberg Classroom - Speak Outs - Is taking a suspect's DNA at ...

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Feb 15, 2013 ... The sample is put in a federal database to check if the suspect is connected ... his Fourth Amendment rights were violated when a DNA sample was taken ... The American Civil Liberties Union stated in an amicus brief that the DNA ... Does DNA collection before a conviction violate the Fourth Amendment?

Fourth Amendment and DNA - American Bar Association

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Issue: Does the Fourth Amendment allow a state to collect and analyze DNA ... During his booking, police took a sample of his DNA by swabbing his mouth and ... that police had violated his Fourth Amendment rights by taking the DNA without a ... One school of constitutional interpretation says that you should put yourself in  ...

Privacy vs. prosecution: DNA testing gets high court review - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2013/02/25/politics/supreme-court-dna/

Feb 25, 2013 ... Does DNA testing invade privacy? ... "My daughter gave up her most basic constitutional right -- the right to live ... The police have to have suspicion if they then want to then go search the individual" by taking the DNA sample.

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JURIST - Why Collection of Arrestee DNA Violates the Fourth ...

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Feb 18, 2015 ... King, determined that arrestee DNA collection is constitutional because it ... (for a crime you did not commit), or refuse to submit a DNA sample and be ... your Fourth Amendment rights violated and being charged with a crime.

Supreme Court upholds DNA swabbing of people under arrest - U.S. ...

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Jun 3, 2013 ... While a cheek swab does constitute a search under the law, the court ..... We the people, thru civil and peaceful means must change the course of this ... Giving a DNA sample is no more a violation of your rights than having a ...

Does DNA Testing and Database Cataloguing Violate the ...

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Nov 15, 2013 ... Learn more about: Does DNA Testing and Database Cataloguing ... semen samples, they usually keep the sample and extract the DNA, ... Attorneys and civil rights groups have questioned the constitutionality of this database.