DNA of up to a million to be wiped under Freedom Bill

by jeeg 11. February 2011 21:37
Only the profiles of people suspected of serious offences of sex or violence will be retained and only for a maximum of five years, under plans unveiled in the Protection of Freedoms Bill published yesterday. The move ends a three-year campaign by civil liberty groups after a European Court ... [More]

Death, DNA and the Supreme Court

by jeeg 19. October 2010 04:31
In an age when DNA technology can help identify the guilty and avoid grave miscarriages of justice, states should not be allowed to block testing of available biological evidence before executing someone. The Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday over a request by Henry Skinner, a Texas... [More]

The Americans with Disabilities Act – 20 Years Later

by jeeg 6. July 2010 00:48
  This July 26, we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H.W. Bush. That law, which enjoyed overwhelming bipartisan support in the House and Senate, helped to put our country on a course that would lead to equali... [More]
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