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Tag Archives: U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg

Despite appeal, Maryland must change handgun permit law

The state has two weeks to change its handgun-permit process, under a ruling by the same U.S. District Court judge who found the current law violates the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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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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ACLU suit over Preakness video survives police department’s challenge

A federal judge in Baltimore has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against the police department by a man who claims police confiscated his cell phone and deleted his videos after he recorded a confrontation at the Preakness last year. Judge ...

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4th Circuit revives police recruit discrimination case

A federal appellate panel has revived part of a hostile work environment lawsuit brought against the city of Hagerstown by a black, female former police recruit. In a 2-1 decision, judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held ...

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