Can’t take all youths’ DNA, agency told

McDaniel opinion backs up predecessor, judge’s ruling

Posted: April 3, 2014 at 5:01 a.m.

A Division of Youth Services practice that required taking DNA from juvenile delinquents who committed any felony “appears unwarranted” and is not authorized by state law, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office said in an opinion released Wednesday.

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