The Supreme Court says prosecutors must prove that people charged with violating federal gun laws knew they were not allowed to have a weapon. The government says the decision could affect thousands of prosecutions of convicted criminals who are barred from having a firearm.Read More »
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A settlement of $2.5 million in a suit against the founder of several fraudulent charities will be distributed to cancer centers nationwide, the Maryland Office of the Attorney General announced Thursday. The distribution marks the conclusion of the lawsuit, brought ...Read More »
A panel of federal appeals court judges ruled Thursday that a Trump administration family planning “gag rule” that could cut as much as $60 million in Title X funds from Planned Parenthood could go into effect immediately. The decision is ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has given counsel for convicted murderer and “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed until Aug. 19 to file his request for the justices’ review of a Maryland high court decision that his trial attorney’s deficient representation did ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works has denied a request by a district court judge who was seeking reimbursement of more than $86,000 in legal fees for her successful defense against a judicial ethics complaint. The money, which would ...Read More »
Court of Special Appeals Criminal Law; Restitution: In sentencing the defendant for convictions for threatening arson and possessing a firearm after a disqualifying conviction, the sentencing court did not err in ordering restitution of $2,400, representing first month’s rent and ...
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