Maryland’s second-highest court Tuesday overturned a man’s recent conviction on charges of having raped two teenagers 35 years ago, citing more recently discovered evidence that prosecutors in 1983 acknowledged their failure to bring him to trial within 180 days of ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is taking on a case about partisan advantage in redistricting that could have ramifications in Maryland. The justices on Monday said they will decide whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew electoral districts so out of whack with the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites. The justices ruled unanimously Monday in favor of North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr. His Facebook ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. — A narrowly split federal appeals court won’t rehear a case claiming the 13 original U.S. states owned riverbeds from the time they split from Great Britain. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, voted ...
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Warrants for an illicit collection of images suspected of being stored on a computer never expire, as the photos can always be retrieved, Maryland court holds.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court decided that federal citizenship rules violate the Constitution by making it harder for some foreign-born children of American men to become citizens than children born abroad to American women. The court, however, said it wouldn’t confer ...
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