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Tag Archives: sex offender

Face-off over Maryland sex offender registration law

ANNAPOLIS — The former state public defender and an assistant attorney general clashed before Maryland’s top court Wednesday over whether a person who committed child sexual abuse in 1996 was validly required to register as a sex offender under the ...

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Virginia appeals court upholds warrantless use of GPS, 11-0

RICHMOND, Va.  — Fairfax County Police did nothing wrong when they failed to get a warrant before using GPS technology to track a registered sex offender’s movements, the Virginia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The unanimous decision by the full ...

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Bill would require license code for sex offenders

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Richard F. Colburn wants to make sure police officers in Maryland know what they’re dealing with when they stop a sex offender on the road, especially if that sex offender has a child in the car. ...

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Md. Jurors: No need for unanimity on means of sexual abuse

Jurors deliberating in a child sexual abuse case need not agree on the specific acts a defendant committed in order to find him or her guilty, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Tuesday. The jurors must only agree on the fact ...

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