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Maryland v. King
Citation:569 U.S. 435, 133 S.Ct. 1958, 186 L.Ed.2d 1 (2013)
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King was arrested and charged with assault. His DNA sample was taken via a cheek swab, pursuant to Maryland’s routine booking procedures. King’s DNA matched a sample taken from a rape victim six years earlier. He was subsequently charged and convicted for that rape.
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