[Rushtalk] What Country Is This, Again?

John A. Quayle blueoval57 at verizon.net
Mon Jun 3 22:04:52 MDT 2013

>Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees
>  A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can 
> routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek 
> swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting. 
> "Taking and analyzing a cheek swab of the arrestee DNA is, like 
> fingerprinting and photographing, a legitimate police booking 
> procedure that is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment," Justice 
> Anthony Kennedy wrote for the court's five-justice majority.
> <http://twitter.com/home/?status=Court: Police can take DNA swabs 
> from arrestees -- 
> http://www.gopusa.com/news/2013/06/03/court-police-can-take-dna-swabs-from-arrestees/>
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