Maryland's Highest Court Rules In Medical Marijuana CaseMaryland's highest court has ruled that finalists to become licensed to grow medical marijuana in the state can defend their interests against a legal challenge over how those finalists were picked.
National Cathedral Celebrates Court's Gay Marriage RulingChurches that have already embraced same-sex marriage are celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling that legalizes same-sex marriages, including the National Cathedral.
Lawmakers Spar On Ruling Requiring Lawyers At Bail HearingsMaryland attorneys and lawmakers sparred Friday about a proposed constitutional amendment to nullify a court ruling that requires government-funded lawyers to be present at initial bail review hearings for the poor, but the debate might be all that results from the proposal this year.
Judge Rules BWI Deputy Fire Chief Fired Because Of RaceFired because of his race. A judge rules a deputy chief with the BWI Fire Department should get his job back, saying the only reason he was fired is because he's African-American.
Supreme Court Ruling Prevents Police From Searching Cell Phones During ArrestIt's a landmark Supreme Court ruling on cell phones and privacy. The nation's highest court says police cannot search a person's phone during an arrest.
Md. Won't Enforce $10K Donor Limit After RulingMaryland 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.
Task Force On Bail Hearings Postponed By WeatherThe meeting of a task force grappling with a court ruling that requires attorneys for criminal defendants at initial bail hearings was postponed because of bad weather.
Some Md. Prisoners Freed After 2012 Court RulingTogether, the four men sitting handcuffed in a Baltimore courtroom had spent 151 years in prison. Nicholas Marshall-Bey: 34 years on a murder conviction. Salim Sadiki: 37 years after being found guilty of rape. Michael Person: 39 years in the slaying of a bartender. Hercules Williams: 41 years in the death of a man in his living room.
Md. High Court Upholds Ruling: Poor Defendants Entitled To Lawyer At Bail HearingMaryland's highest court says it won't stay its ruling that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings.
Judge Rules Morning-After Pill To Be Sold To Girls Under 17 Without PrescriptionContraceptive controversy. A surprise ruling by a federal judge allows young girls to get the morning-after pill without a doctor's or parent's permission.
Md. Lawmakers Take On Pit Bull RulingA bill that would reverse the designation of pit bulls as an "inherently dangerous" breed of dog moved closer to being passed by the Maryland House of Delegates.
U.S. Appeals Court Rules On WikiLeaks InvestigationA federal appeals court ruled Friday that prosecutors can demand Twitter account information of certain users in their criminal probe into the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks.
Showdown Continues Over Controversial Md. Pit Bull RulingPit bulls: family pets or dangerous dogs? The showdown over how Maryland treats these animals and their owners continues.
Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court To Look At DNA RulingA bipartisan group of 19 Maryland lawmakers is planning to file a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Maryland ruling that struck down a law allowing police to collect DNA samples from people charged with violent crimes and burglaries.
Baltimore Housing Community Residents Seek Restraining Order To Keep Their Pit BullsPit bull owners are taking their fight to keep their dogs and their homes to federal court.