Supreme Court won't hear Duke Lacrosse case

November 12, 2013 8:27:18 AM PST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal related to the infamous Duke Lacrosse case.

A spokesperson for the court told ABC11 Tuesday that the justices have declined to review the case of three players who sued the City of Durham.

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Former lacrosse players Ryan McFadyen, Breck Archer, and Matt Wilson wanted the high court to overturn a North Carolina law that lets judges order people to give samples of their DNA.

The players claim the law allows the state to order testing without probable cause to show a person may have committed a crime.

Players from the Duke Lacrosse team were investigated by police in 2006 after stripper Crystal Mangum claimed she was sexually assaulted at a party. The accusations were later found to be false, and Attorney General Roy Cooper dismissed all charges filed against three other players who were indicted. 

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