Five Current Supreme Court Cases You Should Know

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  • voting rights
  • affirmative action
  • affirmative action
  • FBI, DNA
  • FBI, DNA
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Voting Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • same-sex marriage

The Impact

Under Maryland's DNA Collection Act, officers can take samples from suspects accused of violent crimes without a search warrant. If the high court finds that King's rights were violated, the ruling could have national implications for law enforcement by preventing the FBI from obtaining DNA samples for the national database. It could possibly have a ripple effect in criminal cases under similar circumstances.

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