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Ancestry.com Hands Over Client DNA Test Results to Cops Without a Warrant 5/6/15 Reason.com

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by *GG*, May 6, 2015.

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    That entire chain of evidence should have been regarded as "fruit of a poisoned tree" because it derived from an illegal search.

    But there is something seriously wrong with law enforcement today.
     
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    https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/...s-wild-goose-chase-and-linked-innocent-man-20

    So long as the notion of reasonable doubt is upheld, by law enforcement, prosecutors and in court, this is not an issue. If its upheld by the court then touch DNA will not be enough. However, if it gets to court that can be enough to ruin an innocent person's life. There are some very dire consequences here, particular since soon it will be possible to run DNA testing for even routine crime.
     
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