Outgoing Gov. O'Malley Officially Commutes Death Sentences Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has officially commuted the death sentences of four inmates who had been sentenced to die before Maryland banned capital punishment in 2013.
Governor O'Malley Commutes Sentences Of Last Death Row Inmates It appears Maryland's death row will be empty in 2015.
Md. Death Row Inmate To Argue Before Appeals CourtAttorneys for a man on Maryland's death row will argue before an appeals court that his sentence is illegal because the state no longer has a death penalty.
Murder Victim's Mother Outraged By Gansler's Request To Rescind Death SentenceMaryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says the death penalty should no longer apply to an inmate whose sentence was imposed before Maryland abolished capital punishment last year.
Court Upholds Constitutionality Of Death Penalty For Convicted Theater Director Murderer Maryland's highest court has rejected a claim by a man on death row that his sentence is unconstitutional.
Md. Court Upholds Standard For Death PenaltyMaryland's highest court has ruled that the standard jurors use in deciding whether to impose the death penalty is constitutional.