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

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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 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.

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.

Mandatory DNA Testing Is Constitutional - Lawyers.com

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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 Supreme ....

Does DNA Testing and Database Cataloguing Violate the ...

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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?

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Do cops have a right to your DNA? Federal court to hear pivotal ...

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Nov 19, 2013 ... DNA: Since DNA is a unique identifier that does not change from birth until ... to collect a sample of Haskell's DNA, which was entered into a state database .... Civil liberties groups like the ACLU also raise concerns about how a massive ... like Haskell, who have their privacy and due-process rights violated.

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.