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Report: Sentences handed out by federal judges still vary widely

WASHINGTON — A new study shows that federal judges are handing out widely disparate sentences for similar crimes 30 years after Congress tried to create fairer results, but the differences don’t line up with the party of the president who ...

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Deputy called ‘sadistic’ in Frederick stun-gun death trial

A lawyer at a federal civil trial in Baltimore is calling a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy “sadistic” for using a stun gun to subdue an unarmed man who died shortly thereafter. Attorney Gregory Lattimer made his opening statement Tuesday ...

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