Posts made in March, 2013

Colorado legislature Is Considering A Bill That Would Require A DNA Sample

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Blog, Criminal Defense, Denver | Comments Off on Colorado legislature Is Considering A Bill That Would Require A DNA Sample

According to the Denver Post, the Colorado legislature is considering a bill that would require a DNA sample to be provided to the state by anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime in Colorado. Under “Katie’s Law,” all accused felons must provide a DNA sample. Some people believe that Katie’s Law has resulted in several cold cases being solved. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey says that DNA collection has been upheld as constitutional by courts. Nevertheless, Denise Maes, policy director for the Colorado ACLU feels that this policy raises privacy concerns. The DNA...

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