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Opponents file new bills to abolish death penalty in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Two staunch death-penalty opponents have again introduced legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland. Del. Samuel I. “Sandy” Rosenberg and Sen. Lisa A. Gladden, both Baltimore Democrats, have been unsuccessful in prior efforts to repeal the ultimate sanction. ...

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Death penalty, gay marriage issues are back for Maryland lawmakers

Fresh from November’s election, Maryland lawmakers will consider two hot-button legal issues during the 2011 General Assembly session. Bills to permit same-sex marriage and repeal the death penalty will be introduced early in the 90-day term, and supporters say the ...

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Gregg Bernstein: Full audio interview

Listen to The Daily Record’s exclusive Newsmakers interview with Baltimore City State’s Attorney-elect Gregg Bernstein, where he talks about his plans for the office when he begins in January. The hour-long interview, lead by Daily Record Legal Affairs Reporter Brendan ...

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Law blog roundup

Happy Columbus Day. If you’re at work, like those of us at The Daily Record, here are some law links to check out. If you’re off today, get out there and enjoy the beautiful weather. Is the cost of supplying ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy warm-but-rainy Monday! Let’s move on from the Judge Nalley tire saga, writes Ron Miller. “Courts seem to have difficulty with the concept that a member of one minority group may discriminate against a member of the same group on ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy icy Monday! Drive and walk carefully. I don’t know how conditions are by you, but here, the roads are OK but the sidewalks are a little treacherous. Baltimore Police are sending “Dear John” letters (clever!) to guys neighborhood observers ...

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