TITLE

PLEA BARGAINING FOR DNA: IMPLICATIONS ON THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

AUTHOR(S)
Bartusiak, Linda
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;May2011, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p1115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the use of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) technology for solving crimes and the increase in its use by the law enforcement personnel. A focus is on the threats related to privacy mainly function creep and familial searches and the U.S. Fourth Amendment rights of the individuals. The risks related to DNA databases and the designing of the Orange County database for California for safeguarding the privacy concerns are discussed.
ACCESSION #
76111539

 

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