A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
In several cases across the country, criminal investigators have solicited voluntary DNA samples from large numbers of people in an attempt to get a match to DNA collected from a crime scene. The process has had limited success, but civil liberties advocates say t’s a violation of Constitutional rights. A panel talks about the benefits and drawbacks of the so-called "DNA dragnet."
- Barry Steinhardt associate director of the American Civil Liberties Union
- Chris Asplen National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
- John Farrell chief of the Prince George's County Police Department
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