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What’s the going rate for a former U.S. attorney general?

Welcome to Monday, the 39th anniversary of Sally Ride being named the first American woman astronaut. Here are some news items to blast off your week. — Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder bills out at nearly $2,300 per hour. ...

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Baltimore correctional officers face U.S. smuggling charges (access required)

Three correctional officers are among nine people facing federal charges of conspiring to smuggle narcotics, cellphones and tobacco into the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore, Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur said Wednesday. The alleged scheme, which also included four ...

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Rulings on science, fiduciary duty, marijuana top Md. high court’s term (access required)

Maryland’s top court ended its 2019-2020 session last week having issued landmark rulings permitting the admission of evidence based on emerging sciences, creating a cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty and ruling that police may not arrest and ...

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Court calls traffic stop search unconstitutional, reverses pot conviction (access required)

A Pocomoke City police officer’s tackling of a motorist stopped for allegedly being on his cellphone while driving invalidates the subsequent discovery of marijuana in the driver’s possession and car, a Maryland appeals court ruled after concluding the officer had ...

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AG: Marijuana prosecutions likely need special testing after hemp legalization (access required)

A change in the law that exempts hemp from the legal definition of marijuana means prosecutors should use more sophisticated lab tests to determine if suspected marijuana has the requisite concentration of THC to qualify as contraband, the Maryland Office of the ...

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Maryland law still unclear on medical cannabis use by employees (access required)

Maryland employers, employees and job seekers who wonder what protections and rights, if any, medical cannabis patients have in the workplace are still waiting for guidance from legislators or a court. Though legislatures and courts across the country have addressed ...

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