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 ...
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.
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.
The DNA sample is taken by swabbing the inside of a person's cheek. ... Civil
rights groups have questioned the constitutionality of these laws, claiming that
they violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable search
and seizure. ... While a cheek swab does constitute a search under the law, the
Nov 15, 2013 ... Learn more about: Does DNA Testing and Database Cataloguing ... When police
swab a suspect's cheek, or obtain blood or semen ... Attorneys and civil rights
groups have questioned the constitutionality of this database.
Dec 9, 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.
Jun 3, 2013 ... Supreme Court OKs DNA swab of people under arrest ... solve cold cases; Civil
liberties advocates say collecting DNA violates privacy; Justices' .... "It's the right
thing to do," Obama said of taking DNA from arrestees in a 2010 ...
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 ...
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?
Jun 3, 2013 ... We can only hope that a future Court will do what Justice Scalia suggests ... Other
states' laws, in contrast, allow the police to take DNA from people ... And these
laws also allow the government to analyze that DNA sample even if you ... these
much broader laws violate our fundamental rights to privacy and ...