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Does DNA stand for “doesn’t need a” warrant?

Posted 10 months, 19 days ago.

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Contributor Amy Feldman looks at the long-term implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow police to take DNA samples from suspects.

Update: Christie averts legal issue with special Senate election

Posted 10 months, 19 days ago.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has called for a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg, averting a potential legal issue over his state’s election laws.

Congress up in the air about losing nonstop flights

Posted 10 months, 19 days ago.

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More than 100 members of Congress are upset that nonstop flights out of a Washington, D.C., airport to their hometowns could be a thing of the past, which they say isn’t fair to smaller communities.

Constitution Check: What are the limits on police testing of DNA?

Posted 10 months, 20 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the unanswered questions from the Supreme Court’s ruling on DNA swabbing of criminal suspects, including limits on what the police can do and which people can see the results.

Two congressmen insist you aren’t guaranteed a right to vote

Posted 10 months, 20 days ago.

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Two members of the House of Representatives insist the Constitution doesn’t guarantee you the right to vote—and one leading fact-checking group says they may be correct, on a technicality.