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Supreme Court Dna Case

The Future of Genetic Privacy

Dov Fox | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Dov Fox

That our DNA could serve as an eyewitness has powerful implications, beyond individual privacy, for the pervasive role of race in the investigation of crime.

Having Our Rights Is Not the Same As Understanding Them

Kathryne M. Young | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Kathryne M. Young

As the Supreme Court's criminal procedure jurisprudence becomes more and more like a giant game of Jenga, our public dialogue needs to shift. We can't just talk about which rights we possess; we need to talk about how effectively they can be used -- and how well they match what we think we know.

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...

Rape Case Could Change Rules On How Police Collect DNA

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 02.26.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Salisbury, Md. police department thought they had finally caught a break. A man wearing a hat and scarf and brandishing a gun had r...