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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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Gov. O’Malley’s DNA Law Set To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is now scheduled to review a controversial DNA law which allows police to take samples of suspected criminals before they’re convicted. The law is expected to be reviewed next year and political figures are already weighing in

11/10/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small Business

As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.

10/25/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012

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