Monthly Archives: June 2013

California’s DNA Collection Program Faces Opposition

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California’s DNA collection program continues to be challenged by civil libertarians who say the program is too broad. Currently in California, when a person is arrested for a felony, he or she is required to submit a mouth swab that … Continue reading

Jail Time: No Good for Juveniles

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It has been estimated that on any given day more than 70,000 young people are held in juvenile detention facilities across the United States. This is the highest rate of any developed nation. According to a recent a study, jail … Continue reading

NTSB Urges States to Lower Drunk Driving Limit to .05

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With talk of lowering the legal blood alcohol limit, the federal government is considering offering incentives to states that lower the legal limit to .05 from the current level of .08. By lowering the legal alcohol limit, the government hopes … Continue reading