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Supreme Court Rules Police Can Take DNA From Those Arrested Without Warrant

A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

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Md. Senate Votes to Keep DNA Collection on Arrests

The Maryland Senate has voted to extend a state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees for certain violent crimes.

04/04/2013

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Md. Case Could Unravel the Country’s Criminal DNA Collection Practices

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will try to balance the rights of Americans who have not been convicted of a major crime to keep their DNA out of the government’s hands against the government’s interest in closing cold cases and the rights of crime victims to finally see justice done.

02/26/2013

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