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Hogan, Schwarzenegger submit brief urging redrawn Md. district

Gov. Larry Hogan has joined fellow Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to erase and order the redrawing of Maryland’s westernmost congressional district, saying it was invalidly created by Maryland’s Democratic leadership to freeze out GOP voters ...

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ACLU of Maryland calls congressional district unconstitutionally drawn

The ACLU of Maryland pressed the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to strike down the state’s westernmost congressional district as unconstitutionally drawn by Maryland’s Democratic leadership to freeze out Republican voters and ensure the election of a Democrat as U.S. ...

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As high court date nears, Md. GOP voters make last gerrymander challenge

In their final attack on partisan gerrymandering before the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case, Maryland Republicans told the justices Monday that the state’s Democratic leadership violated their constitutional right to political association by redrawing the state’s western-most congressional district ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments on 40-foot ‘Peace Cross’ memorial

WASHINGTON – Attorneys defending a 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial on public land in Bladensburg told a seemingly divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that the monolith does not violate the constitutional separation of church and state, as ...

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Justices: Constitutional protection against excessive fines applies to states

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, limiting their abilities to impose fines and seize property. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on just her second day back ...

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