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Delegate Alston: No deal

Despite a judicial tongue-lashing, Del. Tiffany T. Alston on Wednesday continued to reject proposed plea deals from the Maryland State Prosecutor following her June conviction for misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office, convictions that could lead to her ouster from the House of Delegates.

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State Constitution requires changes in voting map two years after census

The Maryland Constitution requires the governor to submit to the General Assembly a proposed redistricting map for the state’s 47 senators and 141 delegates two years after the decennial census, which was last taken in 2010. The map must consist ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Md. high court decisions too long in coming

Like the mills of the gods, the wheels of justice at Maryland’s highest court grind “exceeding slow.” In many instances, too slow for justice. Legal Affairs Writer Steve Lash of this paper reported last week that the average period of ...

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Court of Appeals ponders Holton immunity

ANNAPOLIS — State prosecutors Thursday urged Maryland’s top court to reinstate bribery and perjury charges against Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton, who allegedly voted in favor of tax breaks for developers who had made an indirect payment to her. ...

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