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Court Upholds Constitutionality Of Death Penalty For Convicted Theater Director Murderer

Maryland’s highest court has rejected a claim by a man on death row that his sentence is unconstitutional.

11/26/2013

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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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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