Court Says Parolee DNA Collection Unconstitutional

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http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/10/03/MN11076.DTL A federal appeals court has thrown out a 2000 federal law that requires federal parolees to give blood for a DNA databank used to investigate crimes. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco said the law violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches because blood is extracted from parolees who are not suspected of . . .

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