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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: 2/25/11

Police officers face charges Seventeen Baltimore police officers and two brothers who own Majestic Auto Repair Shop were charged Wednesday on allegations of arranging for the company to tow vehicles from accidents even though the company lacked the necessary city contract, ...

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Public Defender audit finds flaws

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender must fine-tune its procedures for determining who is eligible for its services and improve its bookkeeping and fee collection practices, according to a legislative audit published Tuesday. The audit, which covered mid-2007 through ...

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