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Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA

Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA

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By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA, without first getting a warrant, from persons who are arrested. "When officers make an arrest supported by probable cause to hold for a serious offense and bring the suspect to the station to be …

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