Dec 072015
 December 7, 2015  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Orin Kerr writes:

This summer, my co-counsel and I filed a cert petition in a pro bono case on behalf of a criminal defendant named Manuel Arzola. The case, Arzola v. Massachusetts, raises this question:

Whether a Fourth Amendment “search” occurs when government agents remove blood from a person’s lawfully-seized clothing and conduct a DNA test that generates a DNA identity profile.

Read more on The Volokh Conspiracy.

Updated Jan. 11, 2016: Cert was denied.

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