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Public defender fights stay in DNA case (access required)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to stop allowing police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, contrary to a ruling by the state’s highest court.

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Supreme Court deals with time limit for veterans’ benefits

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether to enforce a deadline for military veterans who may have physical or mental problems to appeal the denial of benefits. The high court on Monday heard an appeal from Doretha ...

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