Capital Punishment

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Inmate Charged With Killing Jessup Corrections Officer Found Guilty Of Murder

Guilty. That’s the verdict in the trial of the man accused of killing a corrections officer inside a Maryland prison. He could get the death penalty.

02/09/2012

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Death Penalty Opponents Hold Rally In Annapolis

A legislative push to end the death penalty in Maryland gains support. Death penalty protesters rallied outside the State House Monday.

01/16/2012

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Lawmakers & Activists Want To Repeal Death Penalty In Maryland

There’s a renewed effort to do away with the death penalty in Maryland. Groups pushing for a repeal join forces as lawmakers get ready to take up the issue at this winter’s General Assembly.

12/19/2011

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Walter Bishop Gets Life With Parole In Gas Station Murder; Judge Doubles Sentence

The same jury that convicted Walter Bishop Jr. of capital murder has finally decided his fate. They’ve given the triggerman in a murder-for-hire plot a sentence of life with parole.

11/02/2011

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Jury Still Deliberating Walter Bishop’s Possible Death Penalty Sentence

A decision could come at any time as a jury weighs the fate of a man convicted of killing a Towson gas station owner in a murder-for-hire scheme. Walter Bishop wants the jury to decide if he should live or die.

11/01/2011

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Death Penalty Deliberation Resumes For Convicted Murderer Of Towson Gas Station Owner

Should he live or die? A jury is still debating whether a Baltimore County man should receive the death penalty after he was convicted of killing a gas station owner.

10/31/2011

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Judge OKs Death Penalty Trial In Officer’s Death

An Anne Arundel County judge has ruled that the trial of a prisoner charged with killing a correctional officer will remain a death-penalty case.

09/21/2011

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Md. Court Upholds Standard For Death Penalty

Maryland’s highest court has ruled that the standard jurors use in deciding whether to impose the death penalty is constitutional.

09/20/2011

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Md. Lawmakers To Discuss Ridding Death Penalty

This week the fight over the death penalty is back. Lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to get rid of capital punishment in Maryland. Now there’s strong and surprising words on the controversial issue.

03/13/2011

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

Death Penalty Still On Table For WikiLeaks Suspect

The death penalty is still on the table for the Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks, legal experts say.

03/03/2011

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Some Md. Lawmakers Want Death Penalty Repealed

Maryland lawmakers are set to lock horns over the state’s death penalty.

02/11/2011

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Defense Motions Against Death Penalty Denied

A judge has denied eight motions seeking to avoid the death penalty as a sentencing option by lawyers for a man accused of kidnapping and killing an 11-year-old girl.

01/26/2011

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