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A Pipeline For What’s Possible In The Law

Emmanuelle Yeremou-Ngah has her career path all planned out: She wants to become an assistant U.S. attorney and eventually retire as a judge.

07/27/2014

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Maryland Gun Control Law Debated In Federal Court

The debate over Maryland’s newest gun law moves to federal court. A US judge in Baltimore heard arguments Tuesday calling the state’s ban on the sale of assault rifles unconstitutional.

07/22/2014

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Justices: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court rules some businesses don’t have to provide contraceptive coverage to female employees under the Affordable Care Act if the business owners have religious objections to it.

06/30/2014

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Reinstated Pastor Defrocked For Officiating Son’s Gay Marriage Transferring To Calif.

A Pennsylvania pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son’s same-sex wedding is being transferred to a United Methodist church in California.

06/25/2014

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Congress Moves To Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization

The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill.

06/25/2014

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New Law Stops Speed Camera Companies From Profiting Per Ticket

Banning the bounty. A new law takes effect that closes the loophole on who profits from speed camera tickets.

06/01/2014

Saturday, May 31, 2014

We’re live at Dick Gelfman’s Ride Across Maryland in Columbia. The annual event raises money for breast cancer research. Gigi Barnett and Marty Bass learn how to get lawns summer ready.

05/31/2014

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Signs ‘Ban The Box’ Bill

It’s a controversial bill that could help ex-offenders land a job in Baltimore. On Thursday, Mayor Rawlings-Blake signs it into law.

05/29/2014

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Obama Signs Minor Change To D.C. Building Height Law

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that makes a minor change to the century-old law banning skyscrapers in the nation’s capital.

05/16/2014

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Bill Signed Into Law Making Revenge Porn A Misdemeanor

Added protections from harassment due to broken relationships are signed into law.

05/15/2014

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New Law Provides Harsher Punishments For Home Invasions

Cracking down on violent home invasions. In recent months, Marylanders have been hurt and even killed by robbers breaking into their homes. Now the state is toughening up with a new law.

05/08/2014

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Federal Court In Greenbelt Hosting Law Day

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler will be the keynote speaker when students from several high schools visit the federal courthouse in Greenbelt to celebrate Law Day.

05/01/2014

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