Supreme Court Rules Police Can Swab a Suspected Rapist Without a WarrantGlobe & Mail
Document TypeMedia Mention
DescriptionIn 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.
Citation InformationBenjamin 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/