Corpus ID: 81445402

Genetic Privacy & The Constitution: Surreptitious Harvesting of Out-of-Body DNA

@inproceedings{Scherr2012GeneticP,
  title={Genetic Privacy & The Constitution: Surreptitious Harvesting of Out-of-Body DNA},
  author={A. Scherr},
  year={2012}
}
Genetic privacy and police practices have come to the fore in the criminal justice system. Case law and stories in the media document that police are surreptitiously harvesting the out-of-body DNA of putative suspects. Some sources even indicate that surreptitious data banking may also be in its infancy. Surreptitious harvesting of out-ofbody DNA by the police is currently unregulated by the Fourth Amendment. The few courts that have addressed the issue find that the police are free to harvest… Expand

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