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Tag Archives: death penalty

Prison guard’s accused killer seeks delay in trial

With another bid to end capital punishment in Maryland about to die with the General Assembly session, the intent of the lawmakers who passed a compromise measure to restrict the death penalty two years ago took center stage in the ...

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Death penalty reinstated for man convicted of 2 murders

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the death penalty for a man convicted in a double murder despite complaints that his lawyers did not offer evidence of his psychological condition at his penalty trial. The high court overturned ...

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Death penalty debated before committee

ANNAPOLIS — A former Maryland House Speaker and a man who served time on death row before being exonerated urged lawmakers Tuesday to repeal capital punishment in the state. Opposing them were a county state’s attorney and law enforcement associations, ...

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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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