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Supreme Court Says Police Can Take DNA Swabs From Arrestees

Landmark decision. The Supreme Court rules to allow Maryland to continue taking DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes–before they are convicted.

06/03/2013

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Crowds Gather As Supreme Court Debates DOMA

The crowds in front of the Supreme Court Wednesday were just as large as they were Tuesday. The difference is Wednesday, there were very few opponents of same-sex marriage.

03/27/2013

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Supreme Court Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage

Massive crowds flock to the nation’s capital as the Supreme Court takes up the issue of same-sex marriage. Tuesday, the high court held the first of two hearings on a pair of cases that could make history.

03/26/2013

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Both Sides Of Gay Marriage Debate Heard Inside & Outside Supreme Court

Thousands of people lined the streets in front of the Supreme Court as justices heard arguments for and against marriage equality.

03/26/2013

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Supreme Court Will Hear 2 Cases That Could Define Marriage For The Nation

On Tuesday the issue of same-sex marriage will be in front of the nation’s highest court. This week, justices will hear arguments on two cases that could define marriage for the nation.

03/25/2013

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‘My Beloved World:’ Justice Sonia Sotomayor Shares Her Journey With Baltimore

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Baltimore on Thursday, giving several hundred people a chance to hear about the high court and the journey to get there.

03/01/2013

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First-Ever Hispanic Supreme Court Justice Visits Baltimore

A big crowd in Baltimore gathered to see the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

02/28/2013

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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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Supreme Court Takes Up Question Of Arrestee DNA Sampling

With DNA testing becoming more common in criminal investigations, the Supreme Court will decide whether police can take genetic samples from people they arrest for crimes.

02/25/2013

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Md. DNA Law In Front Of SCOTUS Aided 43 Cases

A Maryland DNA law being challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court helped lead to 43 convictions over the past four years, but state data shows the majority of the convictions could eventually have happened even without the new law.

02/22/2013

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Judge Allows Evidence Against Man In GPS Case

A federal judge is allowing prosecutors to use evidence in a drug conspiracy conviction that had been overturned because police used a global positioning system without a warrant.

12/20/2012

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Hope And Fear In Gay Marriage Cases At High Court

Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions.

12/10/2012

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