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Controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Could Make Its Way Into Md.

Could Maryland be the next state to have a controversial “stand your ground” law? A state delegate is proposing just that.

08/22/2013

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Md. Court Upholds Contributory Negligence Law

Maryland’s highest court has upheld a law that prevents someone from recovering damages in a lawsuit if they are found to be partly at fault.

07/09/2013

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New Md. Law Aims To Crack Down On Toll Scofflaws

Hundreds of thousands of tolls have gone unpaid on Maryland’s Intercounty Connector, but officials hope that a new law will help them crack down on toll scofflaws.

07/01/2013

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New Rule: Only Lawyers Can Argue Before Supreme Court

You must be a lawyer to argue before the Supreme Court. Thought that already was the case?

07/01/2013

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Md. Family Of Slain Law Grad Wants Ga. Farm Searched For Her Remains

Parents of a slain Mercer University law school graduate want investigators to search farmland in central Georgia in hopes of finding her remains.

06/18/2013

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Study: Helmet Law Weakened, Motorcycle Injuries Up

Across the nation, motorcyclists opposed to mandatory helmet use have been chipping away at state helmet laws.

06/06/2013

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Bill Signed Into Md. Law Protects Victims’ Estates

Maryland’s governor picked up his pen to honor a Frederick woman, and standing in the background, her family broke into smiles.

06/01/2013

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Officials Wait To Gauge New Md. Gun Law Effects

Frederick County fingerprinting services expect new customers with the passage of a new state gun law, but officials say they are taking a wait-and-see approach before adding resources.

05/30/2013

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Administration: ‘Obamacare’ To Offer More Choices

Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have, the White House said Thursday. Many of the 14 million people who currently buy their own insurance plans could also benefit.

05/30/2013

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Md. Announces Connector Program On Health Overhaul

Maryland launched an initiative on Thursday to help residents get health insurance under the federal health care law.

04/25/2013

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D.C. Lottery Vendor Avoids Local-Participation Law

For more than seven years, the company providing scratch-off lottery tickets in the nation’s capital has managed to avoid a city law that requires participation by local businesses in major contracts.

04/11/2013

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Supporters And Opponents Discuss Md. Gun Bill

Gun control advocates hope key parts of a comprehensive measure aimed at controlling gun violence in Maryland will take root in other states grappling to limit firearms access by criminals and the mentally ill in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., massacre.

04/05/2013

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