U.S. Appeals Court: BLOOD TESTS.Roe v. Marcotte, 193 F.3d 72 (2nd Cir. 1999). Inmates challenged a statute requiring convicted sex offenders sex offender n. generic term for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment and pornography production or distribution. who were incarcerated incarcerated /in·car·cer·at·ed/ (in-kahr´ser-at?ed) imprisoned; constricted; subjected to incarceration.
Confined or trapped, as a hernia. as of the statute's effective date to submit a blood sample for analysis and inclusion in a DNA DNA: see nucleic acid.
or deoxyribonucleic acid
One of two types of nucleic acid (the other is RNA); a complex organic compound found in all living cells and many viruses. It is the chemical substance of genes. data bank. The district court dismissed the case and the appeals court affirmed. The appeals court held that the statute did not violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable searches and did not violate the equal protection clause The Equal Protection Clause, part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, provides that "no state shall… deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. . (Connecticut Department of Correction)