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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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ACLU seeks policies ensuring right to video police

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says it wants police officers statewide to know citizens have the right to record their actions. The ACLU chapter announced Monday that it is asking law enforcement agencies statewide for clear policies and ...

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