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House panel weighs bill to strip spousal privilege from post-crime weddings

The protection criminal defendants have against their spouses testifying against them would not apply in cases when the wedding occurred after the alleged crime was committed, under legislation the House Judiciary Committee considered Wednesday for the third time in as ...

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Divided Senate passes bill extending protective orders to acquaintances

ANNAPOLIS – A divided Senate passed legislation Thursday that would enable alleged victims of sexual assault to seek protective court orders against acquaintances who allegedly attacked them. The Senate’s 30-16 vote follows the House of Delegates approval last week of ...

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House of Ruth purchases Charles Village property

Domestic violence center House of Ruth Maryland purchased a second property at 2521 N. Charles St. in Baltimore’s Charles Village neighborhood. The two-story 16,000-square-foot building is formerly the site of the Baltimore Healthy Start program. The new building will be ...

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