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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Saturday, January 28, 2006

WA: Cops Pose as Lawyers to Get DNA

The Washington Supreme Court is considering a challenge to a police ruse used to get DNA which proved that the tarket was a murderer.  The cops pretended to be lawyers, a crime under state law, and got the target to lick an envelope supposedly related to information in a class action law suit. [Jack Chin]

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