Examine the legal and ethical issues related to the pre-conviction collection and storage of DNA. Provide at least one argument in support of each side of the controversy. After considering both sides of the issue, clearly state your position and rationale. Consider the following issues as you formulate your position: Is it ethical to collect DNA prior to conviction? Should law enforcement be allowed to run comparisons to pre-conviction DNA? How does the identification of other crimes the suspect may be involved in, based on pre-conviction DNA, weigh into this issue? If a suspect for an unsolved crime is identified from pre-conviction DNA, should law enforcement be allowed to pursue it, if the subject is not convicted on the charge the DNA was collected following?

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