Legal and ethical questions around DNA testing

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Investigators in Sacramento used the website GEDMatch.com to find relatives of their suspect in the Golden State Killer case. Identifying those relatives led to the arrest of Joseph DeAngelo. Using the genetic database, apparently without telling the company or other people who use it, raises legal and ethical questions.

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Guest:
Jessica Levinson - law professor at Loyola Law School - @LevinsonJessica

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or