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Judge Refuses To Dismiss Queen Anne’s Zoning Suit

A Queen Anne’s County judge has refused to dismiss a suit challenging the rezoning of more than 500 rural acres to permit development.

08/13/2012

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Federal Appeals Court Grants Stay In Md. Gun Case

Maryland can continue enforcing its gun permit law requiring residents to show a “good and substantial reason” to carry handguns until a federal appeals court decides the matter, the court said Wednesday.

08/02/2012

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Judge Dismisses Frederick Zoning Suit As Premature

A lawsuit against Frederick County over a proposed rezoning that opponents say will lead to higher taxes, sprawl and environmental harm has been dismissed. But an attorney for the environmental groups and residents who filed the lawsuit said Friday that they can re-file once the county’s plan passes.

06/29/2012

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Remaining 5 Counts In John Edwards Corruption Case

A mistrial has been declared in the campaign fraud trial against ex-presidential candidate John Edwards. Jurors on Thursday acquitted John Edwards of one of six counts involving him taking money from wealthy heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon. They told the judge they are deadlocked on the other five charges against him.

05/31/2012

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Judge Slashes Award In Prison Bus Slaying

A judge in Baltimore has slashed the damages awarded in the death of a state prison inmate who was murdered aboard a prison bus in 2005.

05/29/2012

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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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Re-Evaluation Ordered In Md. Hospital Slaying

A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial.

02/14/2012

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Judge Rules Deleted Videos Case Can Go Forward

A controversy is brewing over your rights. City police now say you can record them on the job, but that’s not enough to satisfy a federal judge.

02/13/2012

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Easterly To Become D.C. Court Of Appeals Judge

A former public defender who worked in New York and Washington will be sworn in as a judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

02/10/2012

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Frederick County Approves School Bus Fine

Frederick County lawmakers have agreed to increase the potential fine for drivers who illegally pass a school bus.

02/08/2012

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Judge: Occupy D.C. Must Get Notice Before Eviction

A federal judge said Tuesday that the U.S. government must notify Occupy D.C. protesters if it intends to evict them from a downtown Washington park and remove their tents and other belongings.

01/31/2012

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Prosecutors Reconsider Judge In Laurel Resident’s Murder Case

Prosecutors are asking a judge to consider whether the murder case against a man charged with killing a Mercer University law school graduate was assigned to the right judge.

01/27/2012

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