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Supreme Court Rules Police Can Swab a Suspected Rapist Without a Warrant
Globe & Mail
  • Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Sean Fine
Document Type
Media Mention
Publication Date
6-23-2016
Description
In a ruling that adds to police powers in investigating rape, the Supreme Court of Canada says police have the right to take a penile swab from suspected attackers, forcibly if necessary, as long as they do so in a private cell and have reasonable grounds to believe they will find relevant evidence.
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Benjamin Berger and Sean Fine. "Supreme Court Rules Police Can Swab a Suspected Rapist Without a Warrant" Globe & Mail (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/benjamin_berger/138/