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Justices decline Westminster robber’s ineffective-counsel appeal

FILE - In this June 17, 2019 file photo, The Supreme Court in Washington. A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place a policy connecting the use of public benefits with whether immigrants could become permanent residents. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a convicted Westminster armed robber’s argument that his trial attorney’s failure to exclude from the jury a juror who had acknowledged potential bias against accused thieves rendered the conviction invalid despite the ...

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Impeachment over, but Trump, Roberts not done with each other

President Donald Trump greets Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. before the State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Feb.y 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has gotten an earful about President Donald Trump while presiding over the president’s impeachment trial, and received a few words from the man himself Tuesday night at the State of the Union ...

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Westminster robber makes final plea for Supreme Court review

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

In a final plea for the Supreme Court to hear his appeal, a convicted Westminster armed robber told the justices Monday that his trial attorney’s failure to exclude from the jury a juror who had acknowledged potential bias against accused ...

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Maryland urges justices to reject Carroll Co.’s stormwater appeal

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

States may impose upon their counties stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those called for under the federal Clean Water Act, the Maryland Department of the Environment stated Thursday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to turn aside Carroll County’s ...

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Maryland urges justices to reject ineffective-assistance appeal

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a convicted armed robber’s argument that his conviction should be overturned because his defense attorney failed to exclude from the jury a juror who acknowledged ...

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Medical testing sector awaits Supreme Court clarity on patents

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Medical companies that develop tests to diagnose neurological disorders, heart disease risk and fetal abnormalities have been in legal limbo since a 2012 Supreme Court ruling that limited the patenting of such tests, finding they occurred in nature and were ...

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Gun group files final plea for high court review of Maryland permit law

Guns on display in 2013 at  FreeState Gun Range in Middle River.  (File photo)

In a final plea that the Supreme Court hear their Second Amendment appeal, Maryland gun-rights advocates stated Wednesday that law-abiding citizens have the same constitutional right to carry handguns outside their homes for protection as the justices said they do ...

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