Genetics In Court Is a Very Messy Business

by jeeg 5. June 2014 20:21
Courts may soon face the challenge of determining whether genetics can be linked to criminal behavior The “my genes made me do it” defense is not solely reserved for Law and Order SVU. At least, not for long.  As science continues to tell us more and more about gen... [More]

Federal court: If you're arrested, officials can take a DNA sample

by jeeg 29. July 2011 18:49
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that forcing criminal suspects to provide a DNA sample upon arrest – and prior to any conviction – does not violate constitutional protections against unreasonable searches and seizures. The Third US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 8 to 6 tha... [More]
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