Ohio AG Names Facial Recognition Program Oversight Board

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 3:29 PM ET) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Friday announced that two former state Supreme Court justices are among nine appointees to an advisory board overseeing a controversial program that uses facial recognition software to match driver's license IDs with criminal suspect photographs.

State law enforcement began using the facial recognition program around two months ago as part of the web-based Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway, but DeWine only belatedly acknowledged its implementation last week following media reports. DeWine admitted at a press conference on Aug. 26 that it...
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