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Time-served credit: a day for a day

A criminal defendant who pleaded guilty to seven robberies and two attempted robberies is entitled to have one sentence —but not all nine — reduced by the amount of time he spent in jail awaiting trial, the Court of Special ...

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How much is that lawyer in the cubicle?Life ‘in-house’ has its compensationsWonder how much that attorney in the next office is taking home each year? Here’s a hint: The median total annual cash compensation for attorneys not employed by law ...

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How much is that lawyer in the cubicle≠Life ‘in-house’ has its compensations Wonder how much that attorney in the next office is taking home each year≠ Here’s a hint: The median total annual cash compensation for attorneys not employed by ...

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Broker, judge testify in hitman plot trialAn alleged stock swindler accused of plotting to kill the judge hearing his case testified that the idea for the hit originated with the informant who turned him in. Stuart Winkler, 48, of Morganville, ...

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Would-be paramedics win ruling

A residency preference used by Prince George’s County to hire and then yank job offers from 64 firefighter applicants is illegal, a Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge ruled yesterday.At an injunction hearing in Upper Marlboro, Judge Christopher C. Henderson ...

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Maryland town bans smoking on sidewalks, parksSmokers will have to wait to exhale on public sidewalks and parks in one Maryland community. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to uphold a Friendship Heights Village Council decision to prohibit smoking on ...

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