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United States Supreme Court Authorizes Collection of DNA Sample Following Arrest for Serious Offense

In Maryland v. King, a sharply divided five-to-four opinion decided on June 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held: When Officers make an arrest supported by probable cause to hold for a serious offense and they bring the suspect to the station to be detained in custody, taking and analyzing a cheek swab for […]

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