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Jury begins deliberations on Stephens’ fate

ANNAPOLIS — The jury that last week convicted Lee E. Stephens of first-degree murder began deliberating Wednesday afternoon whether he should be sentenced to death. After hearing closing arguments from the state and the defense, the Anne Arundel County Circuit ...

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Top 5: ‘Let’s give it a shot in Baltimore’

The Court of Special Appeals’ decision to reverse much of a $150 million jury verdict against Exxon Mobil kicks off the list of the most-read law stories of the week. Also making the list is Maryland’s decision to join the ...

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Jury still out in House of Correction death penalty case

After four full days of deliberation, the jury in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens remains undecided about whether he and another man killed a corrections officer in the former Maryland House of Correction. Cpl. David McGuinn was ...

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Top 5: ‘The petition having been improvidently granted’

The Court of Appeals deciding over a weekend not to rule on a case it heard and Gregg Bernstein looking back on his first year as Baltimore City’s top prosecutor are among the most-read legal affairs stories of the week. ...

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