Baby DNA Lawsuits

On March 1, 2011, the Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments on the nine-family lawsuit against the MN Dept of Health for the collection, storage, use, and dissemination of newborn DNA without the consent or knowledge of parents.

 

 

 

Nine-Family Appelants Reply to the MN Supreme Court re: MN Department of Health Brief

MDH Statements About Destroying Baby DNA

Various lawsuit documents in which the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said they would destroy all or part of the Baby DNA bloodspot cards (specimens) and genetic test results. The MDH press release appears to say that they will destroy all data and DNA they collected before the Supreme Court decision.

AB Doe V Indiana State Health Commissioner - Court of Appeals

MN Dept of Health Brief to the Minnesota Supreme Court

Nine-Family Supreme Court Appellant's Principal Brief

MN Supreme Court Ruling - Bearder, et al. vs. State of Minnesota