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U.S. Asks Judge to Restore Tobacco Suit ClaimsThe U.S. Department of Justice Friday asked a federal judge to reconsider her decision dismissing one count of the department’s lawsuit seeking to recover money spent by the federal government on smoking-related illnesses. ...

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They Can Feel It in Their Bones… Or Blood, or Skin or HairForum at UM Law to Explore Wrongful Convictions and DNAKirk Bloodsworth, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent nine years on death row for a crime he ...

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CSA Reissues Decision in DNA CaseSix weeks after reversing an order granting a new trial in a murder case, the Court of Special Appeals has reissued its decision as a reported opinion. In August, the court reversed a 1999 ruling ...

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Coerced Confession Claim Remanded

A 19-year-old man convicted of attempted first-degree murder based on what he says was a coerced confession will get a new trial after Maryland’s intermediate appeals court held yesterday that the trial judge erred at a pretrial motions hearing.A split ...

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