Several commentators have argued that the police practice of taking DNA samples during custodial arrests is an unconstitutional search and seizure. This article proposes a "biometric identification exception" to the warrant and probable-cause requirements of the Fourth Amendment that would encompass certain systems of DNA sampling on arrest.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics|
|State||Published - Jun 2006|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Issues, ethics and legal aspects
- Health Policy