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Supreme Court delivers two opinions; Kagan recuses on both

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says a man whose lawyer didn’t challenge his confession to murder will not get his sentence thrown out. The high court on Wednesday overturned a decision by the federal appeals court in the case of ...

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Baltimore County court clerk retires after 56 years of service

To say Billy Allen has forgotten more about the law than many lawyers know is only partially true, because the chief deputy clerk of the Baltimore County Circuit Court does not forget anything. But for a man steeped in legal ...

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Dock of the Bay restaurant faces $5K fine for live music, karaoke

A Millers Island restaurant must remove from its premises a speaker system that amplifies live music and karaoke or face a $5,000 fine, a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge ordered Wednesday. Dock of the Bay was found last month to ...

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Justice decayed, answers to questions of feasbility delayed

Everyone agrees the Baltimore City Circuit Court buildings are “absolutely terrible” and that a new courthouse is in order, the city’s administrative judge declared at a meeting of city and state criminal justice officials last fall. To this end, the ...

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