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Md. high court will consider validity of searches based on marijuana smell

Maryland’s top court will consider whether police officers who smell marijuana emanating from a car have probable cause to search the vehicle without a warrant even though possession of less than 10 grams of the drug has been merely a civil offense – not a crime – for the past two years.

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Maryland needs sensible marijuana reform

Two years ago the Legislature made a sweeping change to our marijuana laws. The possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana became a civil offense and not a crime. However, the Legislature failed to do anything about paraphernalia used to smoke marijuana. We were in the odd position of having less than 10 grams of marijuana as a civil violation but the pipe used to smoke it was a criminal violation.

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Are law students driven by good or greed?

Survey of law students leads news summary including digitized immigration forms, potential military prosecution of journalist and a marijuana fact-finding tour for legislators.

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