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Top court weighs DWI suspect’s right to call lawyer before test

A police officer cannot reject a motorist’s request to call and consult with an attorney before submitting to a blood-alcohol concentration test when failure could result in a suspended driver’s license, a defense lawyer argued before Maryland’s top court Thursday.

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Call for Dwyer to resign from House after new DWI charge

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland lawmaker awaiting sentencing on a drunken boating conviction was charged Tuesday with drunken driving after a police officer observed him committing multiple traffic violations, authorities said. Del. Don Dwyer, R-Anne Arundel, was charged with driving while ...

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Court to weigh lawyers’ rights to driving records

The Supreme Court has stepped into a dispute over whether lawyers can obtain personal information from driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits, despite a federal privacy law intended to shield motor vehicle records.

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