K.C. Prosecutor, Defenders Feud Over DNA Samples

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http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/6571136.htm Public defenders in Kansas City are advising their clients to reject plea agreements that require them to surrender their DNA, the Kansas City Star reports. The move threatens to clog Jackson County's jail and courts. The advice was a reaction to a new policy of county Prosecutor Mike Sanders requiring felons to surrender their DNA as part of a plea agreement. About 95 percent of the county's 4,000 felonies each year are resolved through plea agreements. Without . . .

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