Keep DNA evidence private

by jeeg 4. December 2012 01:44
On Nov. 1, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a startling -- and unnecessary -- opinion eroding DNA privacy for Ohio citizens. The court held that the Fourth Amendment does not protect an individual's personal DNA profile. In the court's words, "[a] person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in hi... [More]

Police face DNA data wipeout

by jeeg 18. March 2011 20:37
European ruling may force PSNI to delete a third of profiles it holds The PSNI may be forced to wipe up to a third of profiles from its DNA database after Justice Minister David Ford unveiled plans to overhaul the law on DNA retention here. Samples from 34,000 people across Northern Ireland... [More]
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