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House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

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Supreme Court Takes Up Question Of Arrestee DNA Sampling

After being challenged as unconstitutional, Maryland’s DNA collection law is now under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/26/2013

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Roberts: Supreme Court Likely To Take Md. DNA Case

Chief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court will probably consider and may reverse a Maryland case that blocked police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested for certain crimes.

07/30/2012

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts: Maryland Can Resume DNA Collection

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is allowing police in Maryland to resume collecting DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes.

07/18/2012

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Police Outraged By Court Ruling That Bars Them From Collecting DNA Samples

A major court decision could change the way police catch criminals in Maryland. It’s a ruling that’s sparking outrage among public safety officials.

04/28/2012

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O’Malley Cites Strong Grounds To Appeal DNA Ruling

Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he believes there are strong grounds to appeal a ruling by Maryland’s highest court that struck down a part of a state law allowing police to collect DNA from people charged with a violent crime, burglary or attempts to commit those crimes.

04/25/2012

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