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Court Rules Police Can Use Volunteered DNA in Other CasesMaryland's highest court has ruled police can retain and use a suspect's DNA profile obtained by consent to investigate other cases.
Md. Senate Advances Dog Bite Liability MeasureMaryland's Senate advanced a measure on Wednesday that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but protect those who can prove they didn't know their dog was dangerous.
Md. Court to Reconsider Bail Hearing Requirement Maryland's highest court will take a second look at whether to require a lawyer at every defendant's initial bail hearing.
Republicans Block Obama Nominee To Appeals Court Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of federal appeals court nominee Caitlin Halligan for the second time, denying President Barack Obama a key judicial appointment.
Md. Case Could Unravel the Country's Criminal DNA Collection PracticesOn 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.
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