n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Human rights and the retention of DNA samples, profiles and fingerprints : : comments

Volume 23, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



The judgment by the European Court of Human Rights, [2008] ECtHR 30562/04 [Grand Chamber] (4 December 2008), discussed below, has been described in the accompanying Amicus Curiae brief by Privacy International as 'one of the most important privacy developments in recent years. The outcome of this case will determine the course of policy not just in the UK, but also across Europe and around the world.'

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