Supreme Court gives tacit approval for government to take anybody’s DNA

by jeeg 2. March 2015 22:10
  The Supreme Court on Monday let stand the conviction of a rapist whose prosecution rested on DNA swiped from the armrests of an interrogation-room chair. Without comment, the justices refused to review a 4-3 decision from Maryland's top court that upheld the life sentence and conviction of Glenn Raynor. The dissent on the Maryland Court of Appeals said a probable-cause warrant was needed and painted a grim picture of the future: The Majority’s approval of such polic... [More]
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