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House committee to consider cameras-in-courtrooms bill

Cameras are barred from criminal court proceedings in Maryland, but a bill introduced in the House of Delegates seeks to allow media representatives to record criminal sentencing proceedings with permission of the court. “As the press association, we always feel ...

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GOP, Dems challenge Holder over subpoenas to AP

Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service’s telephone ...

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Holder defends Perez’s tenure at Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is defending Thomas Perez’s tenure as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and says he would make a great secretary of Labor. Holder told leaders of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday ...

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Lawmakers look to criminalize violent threats

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House panel will consider a bill that would make threatening to commit an act of mass violence illegal. Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will testify Wednesday in support of the measure during a House ...

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