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Appeals Court: DNA Sampling of Suspects Violates U.S. Constitution

August 5, 2011 | 11:20 am

Appeals Court: DNA Sampling of Suspects Violates U.S. Constitution

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A state appeals court in San Francisco struck down a California law that requires police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested on suspicion of a felony. On Thursday, a three-judge Court of Appeal panel unanimously ruled that the measure, when applied to people who are arrested without a warrant and without any charges having […]

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