Alonzo Jay King Jr., who lost in the Supreme Court on his claim that a police swab for his DNA violated the federal Constitution, suffered another defeat Wednesday.Read More »
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A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of a Maryland law that permits police to collect DNA samples from people arrested on charges of committing or attempting to commit a violent crime.Read More »
The Supreme Court is hearing a high-profile test case of Maryland’s DNA collection law next week, but neither Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler nor Public Defender Paul B. DeWolfe will be arguing it.
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Maryland’s top court on Tuesday dealt a near-knockout blow to a state law that permits police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested for a violent crime or attempting to commit one. In a 5-2 decision that reversed a cold-case ...Read More »