Driving Through Arkansas? Have Your DNA Sample Ready
University of Arkansas - School of Law
June 10, 2010
Search & Seizure Law Report, Vol. 37, p. 45, 2010
No Arkansas appellate court has examined the constitutionality of the recently enacted House Bill 1473 – better known as “Juli’s Law” – which allows officers to take DNA samples from suspects arrested for capital murder, murder in the first degree, kidnapping, sexual assault in the first degree, and sexual assault in the second degree. This brief essay contends that Juli’s Law violates the Fourth Amendment of the federal constitution.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: Fourth Amendment, DNA, Arrestee Sampling
JEL Classification: K14
Date posted: September 22, 2010
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