The Supreme Court is hearing a high-profile test case of Maryland’s DNA collection law next week, but neither Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler nor Public Defender Paul B. DeWolfe will be arguing it.Read More »
Caesars OK’d for casino A state commission on Tuesday approved a slot machine license for Caesars Entertainment to build a casino in Baltimore. The unanimous vote for the Baltimore casino grants the fifth and final casino license allowed under state ...
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U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. strongly indicated Monday that the Supreme Court wants to review a Maryland high court decision generally barring police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested for committing or attempting to commit a violent crime.Read More »
Maryland’s chief legal officer and its chief public defender are awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether it will keep allowing the state’s police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, despite a Maryland high court ruling that bars the collections except when absolutely necessary to identify the arrestee.
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Report: Raze Mechanic because of subway jolts A private engineering study has found widespread corrosion in the parking garage beneath the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre due in part to stray electrical currents from subway trains, according to an Owings Mills ...
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