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ACLU Challenges DNA Testing

Publication Date: 
October 13, 2009
KQED Radio - Forum
Michael Krasny

Lecturer Kara Dansky, executive director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center, discusses privacy rights of DNA testing with Michael Krasny of KQED's Forum:

California law requires authorities to take a DNA sample from every person arrested on suspicion of a felony, whether convicted or not. This voter-approved law was challenged in federal court last week as an unconstitutional privacy breach.