What Cops Are Doing With Your DNA

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Ever since police used a DNA platform called GEDmatch to crack the Golden State Killer case in 2018, police departments around the country have rushed to use genetic genealogy to crack their own cold cases. The result? Hundreds of violent cases solved.

So--why are some states passing new laws to limit this new technology?

Guest: Nila Bala, senior staff attorney at the Policing Project at NYU Law.

Host

Lizzie O’Leary

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