victim-impact statements

Jul 18, 2019

Md. lawyers recall Justice Stevens as forceful, thoughtful, bright

Thirty years ago, the attorney for a missing Baltimore baby argued for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would force the mother to reveal the youngster’s whereabouts despite her asserted constitutional right against self-incrimination. Mitchell Y. Mirviss said Thursday that he was ready to explain to the justices how the mother’s compliance with a lawful […]

Court of Appeals
May 12, 2017

Md. high court will weigh constitutionality of victim-impact statement

Maryland’s top court will weigh if a set-to-music victim-impact video meant to stir a judge’s emotions violated a defendant’s constitutional rights.

Eric Holder
Jan 9, 2017

California lawmakers hire Holder to repel Trump

California legislature hires Eric Holder leads news summary including victim-impact statements, judges seeking raises and website-fighting actors.

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