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Frosh urges justices to reject appeal of Maryland’s weapons ban

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. (File)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand a lower-court decision upholding the constitutionality of the state’s ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, those carrying more than 10 rounds of ...

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Md. high court weighs constitutionality of victim-impact video

Maryland Court of Appeals. (file)

A defense attorney told a skeptical Maryland high court Friday that a videotaped, set-to-music victim-impact statement designed to stir a sentencing judge’s emotions violated a convicted double-murderer’s federal constitutional rights to due process and be free from arbitrary and capricious ...

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