NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 03, 2013
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(Washington: Pete Williams) The landmark Supreme Court ruling allowing police to take a DNA sample from anyone arrested for a serious crime and check it against a database of DNA from unsolved crime scenes examined; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown; dissenting opinion from Justice Antonin Scalia quoted. [Maryland attorney general Doug GANSLER- explains how the DNA might identify a rapist from a case decades ago.] [Supreme Court expert Tom GOLDSTEIN- predicts it will become as common as fingerprinting.] [Defense lawyer Barry SCHECK- says it’s about the warrant requirement & privacy protection.]
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