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Dna Samples

Supreme Court Rules DNA Samples May Be Taken Without Warrant

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, end...

After DNA Mistake, 1 Fired From Medical Examiner's Office

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — One person was fired from the New York City medical examiner's office and another was suspended after a review found that some DNA sa...

Jerry Brown Battles ACLU Over DNA Samples

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — A swab of saliva was at the center of a legal battle Tuesday over DNA collection of felony suspects and privacy rights. A three...

The Dangers Of Growing DNA Databases

latimes.com | Osagie K. Obasogie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

President Obama may have given credence to a relatively new but questionable law enforcement practice that the rest of the developed world is starting...

Feds to collect DNA from every person they arrest

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government plans to begin collecting DNA samples from anyone arrested by a federal law enforcement agency _ a move intended to ...