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Tag Archives: ballot questions

Md. politics show signs of moving further left

After years of trying, Gov. Martin O’Malley finally has won legislative approval of two priorities of his administration: a ban on capital punishment and a measure to develop offshore wind. What helped cause the breakthrough? Political scientists say a state ...

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Eye Opener: Port fears longshoremen will strike (access required)

President Barack Obama accepted the Democratic party's nomination in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, saying he needs more time to fix the fragile national economy. Here's a few state government headlines to go along with that national news.

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Opinions – 1/23/12: Maryland Court of Appeals (access required)

Criminal Procedure Right to counsel at bail determination BOTTOM LINE: Under Maryland’s Public Defender statute, an indigent defendant has a right to appointed counsel at his or her initial appearance before a judicial officer in order for the judicial officer ...

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Law digest: 1/23/12 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Right to counsel at bail determination: Under Maryland’s Public Defender statute, an indigent defendant has a right to appointed counsel at his or her initial appearance before a judicial officer in order for the ...

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Baltimore voting for mayor, council

Baltimore Democratic Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to coast to a re-election victory in the heavily Democratic city. Rawlings-Blake assumed her post last year after her predecessor stepped down amid scandal. Her challengers in Tuesday’s election include Republican Alfred Griffin ...

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