Archive for June 2011

DNA Moms versus the Fourth Amendment: How Brianna’s Law defied both logic and emotion, and failed in the Nevada Legislature

June 23, 2011

Brianna’s Law was a controversial anti-crime bill that would create DNA profiles on thousands more people each year. Does the government’s interest in crime control mean police can reach into the mouth of a person presumed innocent, and seize that person’s genetic blueprint from the skin inside his cheek?

How Brianna’s Law failed in the 2011 legislature