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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Miller
People v. Mark Buza
Citation:413 P.3d 1132 (Cal. 2018)
Buza (defendant) was arrested for arson and transported to jail. Buza refused to provide a DNA sample by swabbing the inside of his cheek, as required by the DNA Act.
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