Discarding DNA?

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Prop 47 may also have an impact on the state’s DNA database. Anyone convicted of a felony has his or her DNA added to California’s DNA Databank. But what happens with the DNA information of the hundreds of thousands of Californians eligible to have old felonies reduced to misdemeanors? That’s the subject of a battle now playing out in the California court system.

Credits

Guest:
Kristina Davis - San Diego Union-Tribune - @kristinadavis

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath