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Md. high court weighs ending school suspension as juvenile probation violation (access required)

Suspension from school should no longer be regarded as a probation violation for juvenile offenders because it cedes a judicial function to the discretion of school administrators whose vague standards of behavior warranting suspension are often imposed disproportionately on Black ...

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Billboard firm hopes Ohio case helps high court challenge to Baltimore tax (access required)

A company mounting a constitutional challenge to Baltimore’s tax on commercial billboard operators hopes a recent Ohio high court decision striking down a similar Cincinnati assessment will convince the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that the Maryland city’s ...

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