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 May 3, 2017  Court, Surveillance, U.S.  Add comments

Dionne Cordell-Whitney reports:

A Minnesota man claims in court that a county sheriff is trying to collect DNA samples from people who have been charged but not convicted of a crime, despite an appeals court striking down the law a decade ago.

John David Emerson sued Dakota County Sheriff Timothy Leslie in Dakota County District Court on Friday, alleging the sheriff has no authority to take pre-conviction DNA samples.

Read more on Courthouse News.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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