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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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Obama Administration Issues Health Law Fix For State-Run Websites

The Obama administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday to help states that have had technical problems running their own enrollment websites. It could stir up critics but may help the law’s supporters.

02/27/2014

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Bills Would Allow Expungements For More Offenses

Some of Maryland’s senators are impatient for a law that would let people get certain felonies, or at least a greater range of misdemeanors, cleared off their records.

02/12/2014

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Most States Lag In Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama’s health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

02/12/2014

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Baltimore City School Solving Bully Problem With Words, Not Fists

Solving the bully problem with words, not fists. It’s what one Baltimore City school is doing thanks to a partnership with University of Maryland law students.

02/06/2014

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Immigrant Driver’s License Law Taking Effect

Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be able to obtain a Maryland driver’s license or identification card under a new law taking effect this week.

12/31/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Hearing Scheduled On Zoning Changes In Montgomery

About 50 people are scheduled to testify at a hearing on proposed changes to Montgomery County’s zoning law.

11/14/2013

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Arguments Against Md. Gun Law

The Supreme Court won’t review a decision upholding Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business.

10/15/2013

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Family Of Md. State Trooper Hit By Car While Assisting With Traffic Stop Speaks Out

A promising young state trooper is fighting for her life. Jacqueline Kline was hit by a car while trying to help another trooper with a traffic stop. Now her family is speaking out.

10/11/2013

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