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Md. lawyers recall Ginsburg as sharp, intellectual, respectful

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Douglas F. Gansler on Monday recalled as bittersweet Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s interjection while he was arguing before the Supreme Court that the prohibition on police officers questioning suspects who have invoked their right to counsel expires after a period ...

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Judges seem ready to stay GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

The Edward A. Garmatz U.S. Courthouse in Baltimore. (Daniel Leaderman/The Daily Record)

A three-judge U.S. District Court panel appears poised to stay a Republican congressional redistricting challenge in Maryland pending the U.S. Supreme Court’s resolution of whether GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts so contrary to the state’s political breakdown that ...

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GOP challenge to Md. congressional district may have to await Supreme Court

Maryland residents Stephen Shapiro, right, and John Benisek stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington in 2015. (Jessica Gresko/Associated Press)

A Republican court challenge to a solidly Democratic congressional district in Maryland might have to await a Supreme Court decision on whether GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts so contrary to the state’s political breakdown that they violated the ...

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O’Malley intended Md. redistricting map to favor Democrats

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley defended the 'zero tolerance' approach again Wednesday, saying the Justice Department Report report did not account for improvements, including "historic reductions in violent crime" under his watch. (Jim Cole/AP file photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley testified that part of his intent was to shift a congressional district long held by a Republican to a Democrat when the state redrew its eight districts in 2011. O’Malley, a Democrat whose ...

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