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Former Baltimore sheriff candidate charged with campaign finance violations (access required)

A 2014 candidate for Baltimore City sheriff was charged with campaign finance violations Friday by the Office of the State Prosecutor. Richard Parker, 41, of Gwynn Oak, was a Democratic challenger to longtime Sheriff John W. Anderson in the 2014 ...

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Former Baltimore Co. superintendent Dance indicted on 4 counts of perjury (access required)

A Baltimore County grand jury indicted former superintendent S. Dallas Dance on Tuesday for allegedly not reporting on financial disclosure statements more than $140,000 in income he received from companies working with the county school system. Dance was charged with four counts ...

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Repeal urged of lifetime testimony ban for perjurers

The Maryland General Assembly must repeal the state’s lifetime ban on convicted perjurers from testifying in court, as the prohibition enables violent criminals to prey with impunity on victims who were caught lying in the distant past, the Hogan administration and a Democratic senator told legislators Tuesday.

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Bcause the Court of Appeals addressed the same issue about Kopera’s perjury and held, in Douglas v. State, 423 Md. 156, 165 (2011), that a hearing was required, we conclude that the circuit court erred in denying Carver a hearing on his petition for a writ of actual innocence.

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