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The Garrett County state’s attorney has withdrawn its notice of intent to seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing two people in Oakland.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Death Sentence For Md. Man In Killing Of Del. Police Officer

A Maryland man convicted of killing a Delaware police officer in 2009 was sentenced to death Friday by a judge who described him as a dangerous career criminal.


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Death Penalty Opponents Continue Push For Repeal

Repeal the death penalty. That’s the message members of the General Asssembly heard Tuesday as death penalty opponents once again try to make their case.


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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.


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Motion To Block Death Penalty In Police Killing

Attorneys for a Maryland man convicted of murder in the 2009 shooting of a Georgetown police officer have filed a motion to block the death penalty for their client.


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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.





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