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Lawmakers eye giving Maryland AG prosecuting power in police shootings

The Maryland attorney general’s authority to investigate local police-involved slayings derives from a 2021 law sparked by the murder of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota, but the law needs a controversial expansion to achieve the goal of inspiring public ...

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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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