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Man convicted in plot to seize courthouse

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A jury convicted a Georgia man Tuesday of a federal firearms charge in what authorities said was a plot to take over a Tennessee courthouse and force President Barack Obama out of office. Darren Wesley Huff, 41, ...

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Court of Special Appeals overturns murder verdict

Maryland’s intermediate appeals court Thursday overturned a first-degree murder conviction in Baltimore, saying the trial judge had violated the defendant’s right to a fair trial by asking prospective jurors if they could convict someone without scientific evidence. That question illegally ...

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Court seems divided over Miranda rights in prison

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed split Tuesday on whether to require police to read Miranda rights to prison inmates every time they interrogate them about crimes unrelated to their current incarceration. The high court heard arguments from lawyers from ...

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Court of Appeals overturns Charles County cold-case rape conviction

Citing a case decided in June by the Supreme Court, Maryland’s highest court held Thursday that a lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who conducted or supervised the DNA tests being offered into evidence. ...

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With post-trial win, Jolivet II could sue for wrongful termination

Minority contracting advocate Arnold M. Jolivet’s son will consider a wrongful termination suit against the state now that an Anne Arundel County judge has reversed his conviction for theft of state funds. Arnold M. Jolivet II was convicted in April ...

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