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Brunt Of Supreme Court Tax Ruling To Fall On Maryland County

Although a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a Maryland tax could affect similar laws in nearly 5,000 local jurisdictions in other states, the brunt of Monday’s decision will fall on one county.

05/19/2015

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High Court Rejects Appeal From Subcontractor Freed From Cuba

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.

04/06/2015

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Supreme Court Takes On Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.

04/30/2014

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Md. DNA Law In Front Of SCOTUS Aided 43 Cases

A Maryland DNA law being challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court helped lead to 43 convictions over the past four years, but state data shows the majority of the convictions could eventually have happened even without the new law.

02/22/2013