Daily Archives: February 22, 2013

DNA Privacy Gets First U.S. Supreme Court Test in Rape Case

When Alonzo King was arrested for assault in 2009 after pointing a shotgun at several people, authorities had no reason to think he was also a rapist. Justice and DNA
Then officials swabbed his cheek at the Wicomico County, Maryland, booking facility and ran his DNA through a nationwide database. The check linked King to an unsolved 2003 rape.