Members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma won’t contribute billions to a legal settlement unless they get off the hook for lawsuits.
A former employee of Baltimore’s Safe Streets program has pleaded guilty to a federal drug conspiracy charge.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that low-level crack cocaine offenders convicted more than a decade ago can't take advantage of a 2018 federal law to seek reduced prison time.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not review whether drug-sniffing dog Simon’s failure to give a definitive alert to Ocean City police nevertheless gave the officers probable cause to search a car for illegal contraband. The justices on Monday let stand without comment lower court decisions that Simon’s jittery behavior – though short of the certain […]
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined without comment to review a Maryland high-court decision that appellate courts must defer to trial judges’ determinations – unless clearly wrong – that a drug-sniffing dog was reliable.
In relationships, exactly what constitutes “a keeper” is different for everyone. Even within a single North Carolina statute, there are two distinct meanings.
Maryland Public Defender Paul B. DeWolfe has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn the state high court’s decision requiring appellate courts to defer to trial judges’ determinations – unless clearly wrong — that a drug-sniffing dog was reliable, saying the reliability issue is too constitutionally significant to leave unreviewed. In papers filed […]
A New York defense lawyer wasted no time in trying to use President Donald Trump's argument that cooperators, or flippers, in criminal cases "almost ought to be illegal."
President Donald Trump commuted the sentence Wednesday of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House.
President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments, calling it a "fundamental freedom" that will offer hope and save lives.
Maryland prison officials are limiting access to books for thousands of inmates in state-run facilities in the latest effort to reduce drug smuggling.
Appellate courts must defer to a trial judge’s determination that a drug-sniffing dog was reliable unless that finding was clearly wrong, Maryland’s top court has ruled in setting the review standard for the often-decisive factor in whether police had probable cause to search a vehicle.