Thursday, February 16, 2006

Ohio DNA database issue

The 9th. District Court of Appeals in Ohio, Wednesday, held “DNA taken from people convicted before May 2005 can’t be used against them under Ohio law. (See article)

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office was quick to respond to the decision, saying it could have “disastrous” ramifications.

· State v. Consilio, 2006 Ohio 649 (Feb. 15, 2006)
· ORC § 2901.07

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