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Hogan names attorney Terrence Zic to Court of Special Appeals

Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday named Rockville attorney Terrence M.R. Zic to a seat on Maryland’s second-highest court. Zic, a partner at Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP, will succeed retired Judge Alexander Wright Jr., who held an at-large seat on Court ...

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Court affirms conviction for staged evidence find caught on body cam

An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Baltimore Police Department officer whose controversial reenactment of an evidence find was captured on his body worn camera in 2017. Richard Pinheiro was indicted on charges of fabrication of physical evidence ...

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Bill to exempt ‘sham’ marriages from spousal privilege advances

A bill to exempt marriages formed after a crime is committed from the spousal privilege — a general rule that one spouse cannot be compelled to testify against the other in a criminal proceeding — received a favorable report from a ...

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Appeals court reverses manslaughter conviction in fatal overdose case

The Court of Special Appeals on Friday reversed an involuntary manslaughter conviction for a man who sold heroin to a friend who later overdosed, finding there was no evidence that the man knew the drugs were unusually dangerous. Nathan Johnson ...

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