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Law digest: 10/3/11

COURT OF APPEALS Constitutional Law, Confrontation Clause: The statements made during a 911 call were non-testimonial and therefore admissible under the Confrontation Clause because they were made during an ongoing emergency. Langley v. State, No. 51, Sept. Term, 2008. RecordFax ...

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Scope of Currie’s contract, actions at issue

Federal prosecutors opened their case against state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie on Tuesday by casting him as a greedy lawmaker who strong-armed state agency officials to benefit Shoppers Food Warehouse Corp., which paid him a “consulting” fee of nearly $250,000 ...

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Currie’s bribery and conspiracy trial opens

Federal prosecutors said Tuesday a prominent state senator sold his office for more than $245,000 to help a grocery store chain over several years, but the senator’s lawyers say he arranged meetings to help store officials navigate the bureaucracy of ...

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Jury seated in Currie trial; witness list may include several lawmakers

State Sen. Ulysses S. Currie’s bribery trial, which began Monday with the selection and swearing-in of a jury, may feature a “Who’s Who” of Maryland politics as he fights federal charges of accepting more than $245,000 for using his office ...

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Historian accused in theft case seeks to sell Warhol print

A presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal documents from U.S. archives — including papers signed by Abraham Lincoln — is seeking court permission to sell an Andy Warhol print, other artworks and inaugural medals to cover his living expenses. ...

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Accused historian seeks to sell assets

A presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal documents from archives throughout the Northeast is asking for court permission to sell artwork and other valuables to cover his living expenses, according to a motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court. ...

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