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Md. Court: DNA Evidence at Trial Must be Confirmed

Maryland’s highest court has ruled that criminal defendants cannot present evidence of DNA matches to other suspects at trial unless the results have been confirmed by more testing.

12/03/2014

File photo of a cheek swab. (Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Virginia DNA Tests Show Scale Of Bad Convictions

Wrongful convictions for homicide and sexual assault are more prevalent in Virginia than once thought, according to a study that examined the results of new tests on archived DNA samples.

06/18/2012

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