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Law student wins unusual motion before Duke-UNC game

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.‘s assassination. Here are some other news items. — Law student wins “motion” to extend assignment deadline so she could watch her beloved Tar Heels. — Colorado Supreme Court says ...

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Richard Montgomery High School wins 2019 mock-trial championship

ANNAPOLIS – Richard Montgomery High School defeated Baltimore City College Friday to win the Maryland 2019 high school mock-trial championship after a two-hour battle at the state’s highest court on a subject all-too familiar to the battling teens: cyberbullying. The ...

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Lawmakers hail bills barring cyberbullying, child porn, violence against pregnant women

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland General Assembly this year addressed the dangers posed by social media and increasingly realistic computer graphics in passing legislation to expand protections against on-line bullying of youngsters and to prevent child pornography in the digital age. ...

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Senate passes anti-cyberbullying expansion; attention shifts to House

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Thursday morning passed legislation to expand Maryland’s law against the cyberbullying of youngsters, as the mother of a teenager who killed herself after being bullied online looked on. After the Senate’s 45-0 vote, attention shifted ...

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Cyberbullying bill draws free-speech concerns from ACLU

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to expand Maryland’s law against cyberbullying of youngsters drew criticism Tuesday from a free-speech advocate, who was in the unwelcome position of testifying after parents whose teenage daughter was driven to suicide by online harassment. “My heart ...

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Juvenile justice reform at top of 2019 General Assembly agenda

The 2019 Maryland General Assembly session could become the year of the child in the areas of criminal justice and cyberbullying. Leaders of the legislature’s judiciary panels list reform of the juvenile justice system and the prevention of online harassment ...

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