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Maryland Death Penalty Opponents Push For Repeal

Should Maryland’s capital punishment live or die? That promises to be one of the big battles among lawmakers this year in Annapolis.

01/03/2013

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Lawmakers, Advocates Want End To Death Penalty In Md.

The end of the death penalty in Maryland. That’s what some lawmakers and advocates are hoping to accomplish by the end of this legislative session.

03/20/2012

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Anti-Death Penalty Advocate To Visit Md. Lawmakers

Sister Helen Prejean, an advocate for ending capital punishment, wants Maryland lawmakers to consider outlawing the death penalty.

03/02/2012

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Man Convicted Of Murdering Corrections Officer Gets Life Without Parole

The prison inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer will spend the rest of his life in prison but will not be put to death.

02/29/2012

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Jury Still Deciding Fate Of Convicted Murderer Facing The Death Penalty

After nearly a week of deliberations, a jury in Anne Arundel County still hasn’t agreed on a sentence for Lee Stephens. He’s the man convicted of murdering a corrections officer, and he’s eligible for the death penalty.

02/28/2012

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Jury Will Decide If Inmate Who Killed Guard Will Get Death Penalty

The killer of a Maryland prison guard will soon find out if he will be put to death.

02/15/2012

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Deliberations To Resume In Md. Death Penalty Trial

Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the death penalty trial of one of two prisoners accused in the stabbing death of a correctional officer.

02/06/2012

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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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NAACP President Calls For End Of Md. Death Penalty

The end of the death penalty in Maryland. That’s what some lawmakers are hoping to accomplish as the General Assembly prepares to return to work in Annapolis in a matter of hours.

01/10/2012

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O’Malley Met To Discuss Not Funding Death Penalty

Gov. Martin O’Malley, who opposes capital punishment, held a July meeting with two lawmakers and a death penalty opponent to discuss the possibility of ending funding for executions in the budget for the next fiscal year. But an O’Malley spokeswoman said Tuesday it is unlikely the governor will follow through with the idea.

12/21/2011

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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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Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty In Law Grad Slaying

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for the suspect accused of killing Mercer University law school graduate Lauren Giddings, 27.

12/08/2011

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