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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.

05/08/2014

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Carroll Co. Board Not Yet Resuming Christian Prayer

The Carroll County Commissioners aren’t yet resuming Christian prayer at their public meetings despite court action that apparently allows it.

05/06/2014

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Court Lifts Bar To Christian Prayer In Carroll County

An order that barred elected leaders of Carroll County from opening their public meetings with prayers invoking the name of Jesus Christ was lifted Monday by a federal judge, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly approved of Christian prayers opening town board meetings in New York state.

05/05/2014

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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. Won’t Enforce $10K Donor Limit After Ruling

Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors’ contributions to state candidates during a four-year election cycle, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

04/11/2014

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Md. Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a Frederick County immigration enforcement dispute.

03/24/2014

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Supreme Court May Hear Md. Immigration Case

A lawsuit challenging immigration enforcement by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is one step away from the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/20/2014

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Maryland Appeals Income Tax Case To Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is signaling interest in a dispute over Maryland’s “piggyback tax” for residents who earn income outside the state.

01/14/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Issues Reprieve For Birth Control Mandate

A Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.

01/01/2014

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First Women On Supreme Court Join Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices.

10/29/2013

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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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D.C. Court Sees Increase In Marriage Applications

The D.C. Superior Court says it is adding a second marriage ceremony room and boosting marriage bureau staffing to accommodate an increase in applications believed to be the result of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.

09/13/2013

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