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Alito is court’s lonely voice on free speech

WASHINGTON — Alone among his colleagues, Justice Samuel Alito chose privacy over free speech Wednesday in the Supreme Court’s consideration of protests at military funerals. The picketers who showed up at the March 2006 funeral in Westminster for Matthew Snyder ...

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California judge: Blind attorney licensing test-taker can use laptop

Timothy Elder, one of the three blind law school graduates who passed the Maryland bar exam last year even though a federal judge denied his request to use computer screen-access software, will take this weekend’s California attorney licensing test with ...

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Beltsville-based SunEdison considering move to California

Almost a year after BP Solar closed its manufacturing facility in Frederick, Maryland’s solar energy industry might be taking another hit as Beltsville-based SunEdison LLC is considering a move to California. Media outlets in San Mateo County, Calif., reported Wednesday ...

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Md., Calif. suspend ‘scared straight’ programs

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland and California say they have suspended youthful offender prison diversion programs featured on the television show, “Beyond Scared Straight,” after the federal government warned they could lose funding. A prison agency spokesman in South Carolina, which was ...

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