Bill seeks to close search ‘loopholes’ for police

Prosecutors claim change to exclusionary rule goes against Fourth Amendment law

ANNAPOLIS – Prosecutors heavily criticized Thursday a bill they said would “attempt to change hundreds of years of Supreme Court case law” but advocates said ensures police would not be rewarded for conducting searches without probable cause. Del. Curt Anderson, D-Baltimore City, said House Bill 615 would strengthen Maryland's exclusionary rule for evidence in criminal trials ...

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