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Maryland high court will hear appeal by Baltimore County officer’s convicted teen killer

Maryland’s top court agreed to hear the appeal of a teen convicted of felony murder and sentenced to life in prison for running into and killing a Baltimore County police officer.

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Maryland high court weighs constitutionality of student school board members

Attorneys for public school parents and the Howard County Board of Education battled before Maryland’s top court Tuesday over the constitutionality of having high school students serve as voting members of school boards and having nonvoting-age pupils elect those members. ...

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Maryland high court weighs if money owed for employees’ work shuttle

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Maryland’s top court Monday grappled with whether hourly construction workers must be compensated for the time they spend waiting and being shuttled between an off-site parking lot and the construction site, as instructed by their employer. The workers’ counsel argued ...

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Prince George’s County violated church’s religious rights, 4th Circuit says

Prince George’s County violated Victory Temple’s religious freedom when it denied the evangelical Christian church’s application to build a sanctuary in Bowie for its more than 2,000 congregants, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...

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