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Maryland’s top court hears same-sex divorce case (access required)

Maryland’s highest court appears poised to require the state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other jurisdictions, if only to allow the lawfully wedded couples to divorce in the Free State. No judge of the Court of Appeals voiced ...

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State lawmakers consider local spending on schools

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are considering how a proposal to shift some teacher pension costs to counties will affect how local jurisdictions pay for schools. Delegates held a hearing in Annapolis on Friday with state analysts to discuss how the ...

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Top court: Order for accounting can’t be appealed (access required)

Nearly two years after hearing arguments in a family dispute, the Court of Appeals has concluded that it lacked jurisdiction to hear a woman’s appeal of an order that she provide an accounting of the trust her late husband left ...

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Maryland correctional reorganization announced

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it’s reorganizing to improve communication among its pretrial, prison and parole-and-probation units. The Cumberland Times-News reported on the new structure Tuesday. It establishes north, south and central regions headed by ...

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Election robocall trial delayed for Ehrlich political operative

The trial of a Maryland political operative accused of encouraging voters in mostly black neighborhoods to stay home last Election Day was delayed Tuesday after a judge recused himself from the case. Julius Henson, a campaign consultant for former Republican ...

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Top 5: ‘Wrongly placed blame’ (access required)

A simple broken wrist is costing the city of Baltimore $30,000, and two attorneys have been disbarred in Maryland for their conduct in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Audit ...

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7 Md. jurisdictions file lawsuit against gas suppliers for use of MTBE (access required)

Seven Maryland jurisdictions have filed a lawsuit charging that the largest gasoline suppliers and manufacturers have conspired for years to “needlessly and recklessly” keep a known water contaminant in its formulations, posing a threat to their groundwater. The towns of ...

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