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Victims seek restitution for child-porn possession

Click here for a related story: The fight for restitution for crime victims People convicted of producing or disseminating child pornography are routinely ordered to pay restitution to the child depicted in the images. But in the last year, the ...

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The fight for restitution for crime victims

Crime victims and their advocates say that even though restitution laws are on the books, actually getting prosecutors to ask for the restitution they want, and judges to award it, is challenging. They say that because victims are not officially parties to criminal proceedings, their financial needs are often dismissed.

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Lawyer/blogger granted press pass

Jay Liner will receive a State House press pass after all. Liner, a Pikesville lawyer and blogger, learned last week that he had been cleared for media credentials by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s press office. Liner had been denied a press ...

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