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Suspected flirtation with defendant prompts juror’s dismissal

Today is Monday, the 91st anniversary of Al Capone’s conviction for tax evasion, belying the gangster’s argument that “they can’t collect legal taxes from illegal money.” Here are some other news items. — Michigan judge removes juror who allegedly flirted ...

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Bill eliminates subjectivity around threats of mass violence

ANNAPOLIS — Emergency legislation that would streamline penalties for those convicted of threats of mass violence — brought about by an increase in threats of mass shootings made in recent years — has passed the Maryland Senate and is advancing ...

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Senate panel weighs bills to prevent school violence

With the sting of a Maryland teenager’s on-campus shooting death still fresh, a Senate committee Friday heard testimony on legislation to mandate that each school board form a team of experts to assess safety threats, require a safety officer at every public school and ensure local police chiefs to have a role in approving gun purchases.

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Senate panel weighs threats of mass violence

ANNAPOLIS – Amid students’ dramatic calls for change following a deadly school shooting in Florida, a Senate panel heard conflicting testimony Thursday on legislation to make it a crime to knowingly threaten violence that would seriously injure to at least ...

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