Maryland Court of Appeals Rules on Out-of-State Wiretaps

Maryland’s highest court issued an opinion interpreting the reach of authorities’ ability to listen to the communications of people they suspect of breaking the law. Law enforcement officials championed the decision as an affirmation of police power necessary for effective law enforcement, but many civil liberties advocates and criminal defense attorneys fear that it is

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Jury finds Rising Sun PD officer not guilty of assault

Jurors deliberated 17 minutes on Wednesday before acquitting a Rising Sun Police Department officer accused of slamming a 17-year-old girl’s head against the hood of a patrol car and applying extreme upward pressure on the arrestee’s arms while they were handcuffed behind her back. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on second-degree assault and misconduct

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Maryland’s implied consent law for DWI and DUI

It is important for people in Maryland to know their rights if they are pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence. In Maryland, a DWI is a more serious offense, carrying up to a $1,000 fine for a first-time offense and up to a $2,000 fine for a second

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Marijuana offenses in Baltimore see a range of penalties

Many states have been struggling with the financial resources that are available. The jails in these locations are often very crowded, with little room for those who are newly convicted of violent offenses. This has left many legislatures considering how to ensure that the spaces in their prisons are being saved for the most dangerous

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