King v. Maryland

On Friday, November 9, 2012, the Supreme Court announced that it would review Maryland v. King this year, and in the process rule on the constitutionality of the state’s controversial DNA collection law, which allowed police to obtain a DNA sample from arrestees suspected of violent crimes or burglary for comparison against the state’s databaseContinue reading “King v. Maryland”

Volume 42 Issue 3

Our March 28, 2013 symposium,¬†Privacy Rights and Proactive Investigations: Emerging Constitutional Issues in Law Enforcement, brought together¬†leading scholars and practitioners to explore three issues that have once more thrust Maryland to the frontier of law enforcement: the validity of DNA databases, new approaches and the latest thinking on witness identifications, and the use of trackingContinue reading “Volume 42 Issue 3”