A 4th Amendment Outrage: Supreme Court Approves DNA Testing for Arrestees, 5-4

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today [Maryland v. King, No. 12-207, June 3, 2013] that when the police have probable cause to arrest somebody, they can take a cheek swab and send the results to a national DNA database, and then ask that the results be used to determine whether the arrestee can be associated with any unsolved crimes for which there is DNA evidence.  Blazing a new trail in the relentless invasion of privacy … <Read More>