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Court appears conflicted over DNA sampling issue

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled with what one of the justices called its most important criminal procedure case in decades, whether to let police take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.Full story

Supreme Court won't extend 2010 immigration ruling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Wednesday to apply retroactively a 2010 ruling that requires lawyers to tell immigrant clients that they can be deported if they plead guilty to certain crimes. Full story

How much do the Supreme Court health care oral arguments matter?

  The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein parses Tuesday’s health care arguments and explains why the government did not do a very good job making its case in favor of the mandate.

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