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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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Md. Man Gets 20 Years In Car Crash That Killed 3

A Maryland driver who fled the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Olney that killed three of his passengers was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

01/06/2012

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Judge Hears Case Over Md. Funding Of Black Schools

Attorneys arguing that Maryland’s history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial begins.

01/04/2012

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Judge Denies State Center Suit Counterclaim

A Baltimore judge has dismissed a counterclaim by state officials against downtown property owners opposing the $1.6 billion State Center development.

12/16/2011

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Convicted Killer Won’t Have To Pay Restitution

A judge has ruled a man who stabbed a widower dozens of times does not have to pay restitution to the dead man’s family.

12/15/2011

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Judge Denies Family Motion In Lacrosse Slaying Case

A Charlottesville judge says a former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s family can’t testify at any sentencing proceedings if they’re in the courtroom for his trial on murder charges.

12/02/2011

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