Feb 26, 2013 ... Twenty-eight states and the federal government have enacted laws that provide
for automatic ... The question is whether it is unconstitutional to do that without a
warrant, for the sole purpose of ... Supreme Court Considers If Warrantless DNA
Swab Violates Constitution .... Please keep your community civil.
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. ... that
by taking a DNA sample upon their first arrest can prevent future crimes and ...
Civil rights groups have questioned the constitutionality of these laws, claiming
that they violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against ... While a cheek
swab does constitute a search under the law, the Supreme Court noted that it ...
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 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.
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?
Mar 3, 2011 ... I will begin by describing the ACLU's civil liberties and civil rights concerns about
forensic. DNA ... Then I will address our additional concerns about DNA familial
.... To obtain DNA, the government typically places a buccal swab in a person's
mouth .... violates the privacy guaranty of the U.S. Constitution. ...
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 ...
Oct 29, 2009 ... Proponents of laws to collect DNA from arrested persons say these laws are no ...
After law enforcement officers collect a DNA sample, laboratory technicians ...
ruled that it was constitutional to take DNA samples at the time of arrest for a
felony and that the federal law did not violate the Fourth Amendment.