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Tag Archives: death penalty

More than the robe is noir

North Philly, May 4, 2001. Officer Sean Devlin, Narcotics Strike Force, was working the morning shift. Undercover surveillance. The neighborhood? Tough as a three-dollar steak. Devlin knew. Five years on the beat, nine months with the Strike Force. He’d made ...

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Psst… your lawyer may not like you

Judging by its “most popular” list, Time.com struck a nerve with its article on Curtis Osborne, fetchingly headlined “If your lawyer wants you executed.” Osborne, who faces execution in Georgia on Wednesday for murdering two people, was represented by court-appointed ...

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This week in Maryland Lawyer

Can lawyer layoffs happen here? Pick one: (a) They already are; (b) Yes, it’s just a matter of time; (c) Maybe, but it won’t be as bad as it is elsewhere; or (d) all of the above. As Caryn Tamber ...

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Polls, polls, polls

There’ve been a few notable Baltimore Sun polls released this week, including one that found the majority of Marylanders polled favor legalizing slots, one that found Gov. O’Malley’s job approval rating dipping into the 30s post-special session, and another that ...

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