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Supreme Court declines convicted Md. child molester’s appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a former Silver Spring elementary school teacher’s argument that his conviction for having sexually abused students should be overturned because the trial judge refused to allow testimony regarding his appropriate behavior ...

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Convicted Md. child molester appeals to Supreme Court (access required)

A former Silver Spring elementary school teacher convicted of having sexually abused students has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn his conviction, saying testimony regarding his appropriate behavior toward pupils should have been permitted at trial. In ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline Frederick killer’s cold case appeal (access required)

Maryland’s attorney general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a convicted rapist and murderer’s argument that his constitutional right to due process was violated during the 20-year span between the brutal slaying of a teenage girl in ...

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Out-of-state defense lawyers urge justices to hear Frederick killer’s appeal (access required)

In an appeal pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, criminal defense attorneys from outside the state have assailed Maryland’s “rigid” rule enabling prosecutors to prosecute cold cases so long as the prosecution’s delay in securing an indictment was not designed to give the state a tactical advantage over the defendant.

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Md. high court upholds Baltimore’s food truck restriction (access required)

Maryland’s top court Monday upheld the constitutionality of a Baltimore ordinance that bans food truck vendors from operating within 300 feet of restaurants selling similar edibles. The Court of Appeals said the “300-foot rule” is “rationally related” to the city’s ...

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Hogan’s stay-at-home foes launch 4th Circuit appeal (access required)

Business owners, clergy and three Republican state delegates are appealing a federal judge’s rejection Wednesday of their constitutional challenge to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s state-at-home orders. The challengers Friday notified the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to soon expect ...

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