William McGeveran
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty, & Bennett Professor of Law

Star Tribune Quotes Prof. McGeveran About Genetic Privacy and Police Recruitment 

Prof. William McGeveran, an expert in privacy law, was quoted in a Star Tribune article reporting a litigation settlement between the Minneapolis Police Department and the federal government about the MPD’s use of family medical history information in hiring new officers. The federal case claimed that questions about police recruits’ family history violated the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Prof. McGeveran explained that “people think genetics is only about DNA under a microscope, but this statute sweeps more broadly.”