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Top 5: ‘I was there to reclaim our badge’

It was an eventful week in the city of Baltimore and in the state of Maryland, as city police announced charges against officers allegedly involved in an extortion scheme, and the same-sex marriage bill moved its way through the state ...

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State audit examines Maryland public defender’s office

ANNAPOLIS — An audit has found the state’s public defender has not been thorough enough to determine financial eligibility of clients requesting a public defender. The audit, which was released Tuesday by state auditors, says the office’s policies did not ...

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Md.’s top court asked to reinstate sex-offense conviction

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s top court last week grappled with whether a woman’s fear of the consequences if she did not submit to her assailant was objectively reasonable, in order to show he committed a sexual offense “by force or threats ...

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