Dean Mnookin Comments on Use of Volunteered DNA in Washington Post Article

Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin commented on a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that police can take a DNA sample from a voluntary donor in an investigation and use the resulting profile to investigate other crimes without a court order. Her comments appear in a Washington Post article.

Jennifer L. Mnookin, dean of the UCLA School of Law, said the Varriale case also presents a powerful example of DNA “database creep.”

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