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House Judiciary Committee could undo counsel at bail review ruling

ANNAPOLIS — The House Judiciary Committee appears poised to undo a court ruling that indigent defendants have a statutory right to counsel when their bail is set — a right the public defender estimates would cost the state $28 million ...

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Death-row inmate wins new hearing over mail mix-up

WASHINGTON — An Alabama death row inmate deserves a new court hearing because his lawyers at a top-flight New York firm abandoned him, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case one justice called “a veritable perfect storm of misfortune.” ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Currie’s ethics hearing should be open to the public

There are times when doors to the usually secret hearings of the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics should be flung wide open. The case of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, which the committee is expected to hear soon, ...

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Sandusky waives hearing, vows to fight charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky opted against a preliminary hearing in his child molestation case, sparing his accusers from making their claims in a packed courtroom Tuesday but still vowing, in his attorney’s words, ...

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Judge to weigh delaying hearing on Dodgers sale

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge is set to hear arguments on a request by Fox Sports to delay consideration of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ plan to sell media rights to future games. Fox contends that the planned media ...

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EBDI leaders hit on job creation at hearing

Former residents and job seekers from East Baltimore hammered at officials of East Baltimore Development Inc. on Wednesday about missed employment opportunities and delayed housing during a packed hearing in the City Council chamber on the controversial $1.8 billion redevelopment ...

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FDA chemist pleads guilty to insider trading

WASHINGTON — A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a confidential drug database to earn nearly $3.8 million by trading the stock of companies with new drug applications. Cheng Yi Liang, a chemist who ...

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EBDI development plan draws fire from Middle East residents

Residents of Middle East reacted angrily again Wednesday night against efforts to present a new development plan for their community, saying they have been disenfranchised from the process and fear they will be priced out of their neighborhood. In a ...

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