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Md. Court Of Appeals Recognizes Same-Sex Divorce

Controversial decision. Maryland’s highest court unanimously rules to allow same-sex couples to divorce in the state.

05/18/2012

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Md. Appeals Court Declines To Review DNA Ruling

The Maryland Court of Appeals won’t reconsider a ruling that effectively barred police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested on charges of committing a violent crime or attempting to commit one.

05/18/2012

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Pit Bull Owners Forced To Choose Between Their Homes & Pets After Court Ruling

The recent Court of Appeals ruling declaring all pit bulls as dangerous animals is now affecting pit bull owners who rent their homes.

05/10/2012

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Fallout After Md. Rules Pit Bulls A Vicious Breed

Dog lovers are sounding off about a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that pit bulls are an inherently dangerous breed.

05/03/2012

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Md. Court Rules Pit Bulls ‘More Vicious'; Owners Could Be Held Accountable For Attacks

Controversy grows over dangerous dogs. A ruling by the state’s highest court singles out pit bulls as more vicious than other breeds. If pit bulls attack, it could cost their owners, and even their landlords, big money.

04/27/2012

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Same-Sex Couple’s Divorce Case Heads To Court After Judge Refuses To Recognize Marriage

A same-sex couple is fighting for a divorce in Maryland. But a judge says they’re not even married here. Now, they’re headed to the state’s highest court.

04/04/2012

Jack Johnson was found guilty of corruption charges in December.  He was accused and convicted of accepting bribes.

Court Of Appeals Disbars Jack Johnson

The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson.

01/27/2012

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$60,000 Deal Ends Md. Inmate’s Open-Records Case

The state of Maryland is paying $60,000 to resolve a lawsuit that established that state prison inmates have the same right to public records as anyone else.

12/23/2011

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O’Malley Appoints Judge To Court Of Appeals

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced judicial appointments, including one to the state’s highest court.

12/22/2011

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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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Court Upholds Dismissal Of Charges Against Holton

The state’s highest court ends the state prosecutor’s three-year-long quest to bring bribery and perjury charges against a Baltimore city councilwoman.

07/14/2011

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Md. Court Of Appeals Vote Allows Anonymous Juries

Maryland’s highest court has voted to allow anonymous juries in criminal trials when a judge believes there are concerns about juror harassment, tampering or safety.

06/06/2011

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