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Dna Sampling

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Dna Sampling

Dna Sampling

Dna Sampling

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: NADINE STROSSEN President of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Law Professor at New York School of Law (specializing in constitutional law, civil liberties and international human rights) CHRISTOPHER ASPLEN Executive Director, National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence Assistant U.S. Attorney An increasing number of states are taking DNA samples from convicted felons, and some are even sampling every person arrested. DNA databases have already been responsible for solving a number of crimes, but privacy advocates say there is a great potential for abusing this information. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at DNA sampling, crime, and privacy.