The Expanding Use of DNA in Law Enforcement: What Role for Privacy?

- The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Author/s: -Rothstein, Mark A. -Talbott, Meghan K.
Journal: The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Year: 2006
Volume: 34
Issue: 2
Pages: 153-164

DNA identification is being used in ever-widening ways, including databases of greater scope, familial and lowstringency searches, and DNA dragnets. After examining the law enforcement and privacy interests, the article concludes that forensic DNA uses must be consistent with privacy and civil liberties.