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Juvenile Crime Suspects and DNA

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Juvenile Crime Suspects and DNA

Juvenile Crime Suspects and DNA

Juvenile Crime Suspects and DNA

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Under a proposed law now moving through Congress, DNA profiles from a large number of juvenile offenders could be added to the FBI's national database, even if the juvenile is not convicted of a crime. NPR's Tavis Smiley weighs the pros and cons of this issue with Jesselyn McCurdy, legislative counsel with the ACLU in Washington, D.C., and Michael Rushford, president of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation in Sacramento, Calif.