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Longtime Montgomery prosecutor faces 3 challengers in race focused on ‘evolving’ justice

The race to unseat Montgomery County’s long-serving chief prosecutor will focus less on who will be toughest on crime and more on who has the best plan for treating nonviolent criminals and removing vestiges of systemic bias from the criminal ...

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Chauvin’s conviction removes pro-police presumption, Md. lawyers say

The murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the recorded and widely disseminated slaying of George Floyd has removed the long and wrongly held courtroom presumption that an officer’s use of deadly force was appropriate, Maryland prosecuting ...

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