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mandatory minimum sentences

Apr 5, 2018

Baltimore delegate backs mandatory sentences after grandson’s slaying

ANNAPOLIS – A delegate whose grandson was shot to death in Baltimore last Labor Day urged senators Thursday to pass legislation to impose mandatory minimum sentences on repeat gun offenders, a position at odds with the legislator’s more liberal views before the killing. “I am thinking a little differently this year because (my grandson’s death) knocked […]

Mar 12, 2018

Senate passes omnibus crime bill; attention shifts to House

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Monday night passed omnibus, bipartisan anti-crime legislation that would provide enhanced penalties for gun crimes, broader wiretapping authority in firearms investigations, stiffer punishments for witness intimidation and greater funding for witness-relocation and community-based educational, vocational and social programs that offer alternatives to gangs. With the Se[...]

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