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Gansler: Preserve Roberts’ ruling in DNA case

Maryland’s chief legal officer and its chief public defender are awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether it will keep allowing the state’s police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, despite a Maryland high court ruling that bars the collections except when absolutely necessary to identify the arrestee.

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Public defender fights stay in DNA case

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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Week in review: 7/20/12

Report: Raze Mechanic because of subway jolts A private engineering study has found widespread corrosion in the parking garage beneath the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre due in part to stray electrical currents from subway trains, according to an Owings Mills ...

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Gansler sets stage for Supreme Court appeal of DNA ruling

Taking a giant step toward an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, Maryland’s attorney general on Tuesday urged the state’s top court to reconsider or stay its week-old decision that struck down the key feature of the 2008 Maryland DNA ...

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Researchers win in lawsuit over brain collection

ALFRED, Maine — A jury on Monday ruled against a Maine woman who said a prestigious research institute removed her late husband’s brain without her consent. A jury in York County Superior Court ruled 7-2 in favor of the Stanley ...

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