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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 (access required)

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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