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Md. high court reinstates manslaughter conviction for heroin distribution

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Selling heroin to someone who later overdoses can rise to the level of manslaughter under certain circumstances, the state’s high court ruled Monday in a case watched by prosecutors around Maryland. The Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 decision, reinstated the ...

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Mom isn’t dropping guilty plea in death of Md. boy found in bag

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek is no longer trying to withdraw her guilty plea. Dainesha Stevens pleaded guilty in March to involuntary manslaughter and evidence-tampering ...

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GENESIS COLLINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Did the trial court err in not merging appellant’s conviction for first-degree assault into his conviction for involuntary manslaughter or, alternatively, did the trial court err in not merging his conviction for involuntary manslaughter into his first-degree assault conviction?

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