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Gun group seeks restraining order against Montgomery County ban

A gun rights group urged a judge to block enforcement of a law banning gun possession within 100 yards of a “place of public assembly” pending a ruling on constitutionality.

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MTA police violated Fourth Amendment, appeals court says

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The Maryland Transit Administration violated the constitutional rights of light rail passengers when MTA officers put on a show of force in conducting a sweep of the train cars to ensure fares were paid, the state’s second-highest court held Thursday ...

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Federal judge: Special immigrant status does not trump alien gun law

A Silver Spring teenager can be prosecuted for being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm though he had the federal government’s permission to be in the United States as an immigrant juvenile in need of assistance, a federal judge has ruled.

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House panel drops gun-suppression appeals from crime bill

ANNAPOLIS – The House Judiciary Committee has dropped from omnibus anti-crime legislation a provision that would permit prosecutors to appeal judges’ decisions to suppress from evidence at trial guns the judges conclude were seized from defendants in violation of their ...

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