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Lawmakers, ACLU back bill to strip governor of parole decisions

Lawmakers from Baltimore will introduce a bill to take parole decisions away from the governor, saying chief executives from both parties have bowed to political pressure and gone 20 years without adopting any Parole Commission recommendation to release a prisoner sentenced to life in prison.

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Speed-trap tipoff tickets lead to ACLU lawsuit


A town police department is facing a lawsuit over its ticket-writing policies after the Delaware American Civil Liberties Union said police wrongly ticketed a driver who flashed his headlights to warn fellow motorists of a speed trap.

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