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Court Narrows Claims in Md. Wrongful Death Case

A federal court has dismissed all claims against Regal Cinemas Inc. in a lawsuit stemming from the asphyxiation death last year of a Maryland man with Down syndrome.

10/16/2014

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Colombian Man Gets 3 Years For Md., Va. Burglaries

A Colombian man in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to three years in prison after prosecutors say he and his Houston-based crew burgled at least 12 homes in Virginia and Maryland.

10/03/2014

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Feds: ‘No Fly List’ Court Case Would Expose State Secrets

A judge will hear arguments from the federal government that a constitutional challenge to its No Fly List should be tossed out of court because it would expose state secrets.

07/18/2014

(L-R) Former Virginia Republican Governor Bob McDonnell stands with his wife Maureen McDonnell. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell Has Rasied $250,000 For Defense Fund

The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year.

07/15/2014

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Bail Procedure for Criminal Cases in Maryland Under Review

The requirement that defendants have lawyers at all bail hearings went into effect on July 1.

07/15/2014

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High Court: Whistleblowers’ Testimony is Protected

The First Amendment protects public employees from job retaliation when they are called to testify in court about official corruption, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Senate OKs First Openly Gay Black Federal Judge

The Senate for the first time confirmed an openly gay black man to become a top-level federal judge. By a 98-0 vote Tuesday, senators approved President Barack Obama’s choice of Darrin Gayles to join a district court in Florida.

06/17/2014

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2 Confirmed as Judges in Federal Court in Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland.

05/01/2014

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Alleged Hillary Clinton Shoe Thrower Pleads Not Guilty

A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas remains in federal custody after pleading not guilty to two criminal charges.

04/25/2014

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Eyewitness Testimony No Longer a Gold Standard

The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.

04/18/2014

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