DNA collection after charge: Lukstins v HM Advocate

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Discusses the High Court of Justiciary ruling in Lukstins (Indulis) v HM Advocate on when police can collect DNA samples from suspects who have been charged. Considers how the court's earlier decision in HM Advocate v Cowie (Yvonne Logan) has been clarified.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Criminal charges
  • DNA samples
  • Police powers and duties
  • Scotland

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