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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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Md. Won’t Seek Death Penalty In Double Homicide

The Garrett County state’s attorney has withdrawn its notice of intent to seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing two people in Oakland.

12/06/2011

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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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Jury Decides Man Convicted In Murder-For-Hire Plot Is Eligible For Death Penalty

His life is in a jury’s hands. A Baltimore County man could be sentenced to die after he’s convicted in a murder-for-hire plot.

10/27/2011

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Death Penalty Not Ruled Out In Md. Slain Mom Case

The top prosecutor in Maryland’s Montgomery County said Wednesday his office may consider pursuing the death penalty against a man who is charged with killing his estranged wife and is suspected in the death of his stepson.

10/20/2011

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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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