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Human Rights Campaign faces racial bias allegation

Welcome to Monday, the 118th anniversary of the Great Baltimore Fire. Here are some more news items. — Fired Human Rights Campaign president sues the group for alleged racial bias. — Tunisia’s president takes aim at nation’s judiciary. — Bill ...

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Md. lawyers recall Justice Stevens as forceful, thoughtful, bright

Thirty years ago, the attorney for a missing Baltimore baby argued for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would force the mother to reveal the youngster’s whereabouts despite her asserted constitutional right against self-incrimination. Mitchell Y. Mirviss said Thursday that ...

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Justices decline challenge to Md. county’s development-impact fees

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an Anne Arundel County property owner’s argument the county’s statutory assessment of development-impact fees on people who build homes on their land is a taking of property for which the Constitution requires they be justly compensated.

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Owner challenging Anne Arundel Co. fee makes final plea to Supreme Court

In a final plea that the U.S. Supreme Court hear his appeal, an Anne Arundel County property owner argued the county’s statutory assessment of development-impact fees on people who build homes on their land is a taking of property for which the Constitution requires they be justly compensated.

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Md. high court weighs state’s questioning of defendant’s silence

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Prosecutors violated the constitutional rights of a subsequently convicted first-degree murderer by questioning him at trial about what he did not tell police after invoking his right to remain silent, a defense attorney told Maryland’s top court Tuesday.

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