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Custody changes urged

The long-held presumption under Maryland law that divorced parents be given joint legal and shared physical custody of their children must be replaced with a clear focus on the best interest of the child, a state commission examining custody issues concluded in a report released Monday.

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O’Malley to meet with family of disabled man who died in police custody

ANNAPOLIS — A spokeswoman says Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is committed to improving police training after a man with Down syndrome died in the custody of Frederick County deputies in January. Spokeswoman Takirra Winfield says the Democratic governor is considering ...

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Supreme Court sides with father in international custody fight

Neither U.S. law nor an international treaty prevents one parent from appealing a federal court order that allows the other parent to move the couple’s child to a different country, even after that move has occurred, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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