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Pit bull ruling is top dog at animal rights talk

OCEAN CITY — With a landmark ruling that imposed strict liability on owners of pit bulls and their landlords, talk of the fallout dominated the Animal Rights Law Section’s educational session at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on ...

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Kathleen Westcoat: Health care ruling impact looms large for state

Media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pending decision about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act has tended to focus on legal issues, such as the individual mandate, or the political implications for President Barack Obama and other national ...

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Bay Foundation appeals Sparrows Point steel mill ruling

A federal judge’s approval of a monitoring agreement between the owners of the Sparrows Point steel plant and environmental regulators is being appealed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the environmental group announced Wednesday. In March, U.S. District Judge J. Frederick ...

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Gansler sets stage for Supreme Court appeal of DNA ruling

Taking a giant step toward an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, Maryland’s attorney general on Tuesday urged the state’s top court to reconsider or stay its week-old decision that struck down the key feature of the 2008 Maryland DNA ...

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No charges dismissed for Manning in Wikileaks case

FORT MEADE — A military judge refused on Thursday to dismiss the most serious charge against an Army private accused in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history. Col. Denise Lind rejected a defense motion to throw out ...

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O’Malley cites strong grounds to appeal DNA ruling

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he believes there are strong grounds to appeal a ruling by Maryland’s highest court that struck down a part of a state law allowing police to collect DNA from people charged with a ...

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Maryland plans appeal of gun permit ruling

Maryland’s attorney general’s office has filed a notice on plans to appeal last month’s ruling that a portion of the state’s gun permit law is unconstitutional. The notice was filed Monday in federal court, days after U.S. District Judge Benson ...

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