Posts Tagged ‘Maryland’
Maryland legislator’s bill to prohibit newspapers from publishing information about firearm owners is a baffling backlash against a New York paper’s release of such public records.
Maryland Administrative Law Judge Marleen B. Miller backs state’s recall of tag, saying ‘MIERDA’ plate might offend others.
Three-judge panel says disclaimers that Baltimore, Montgomery County ordinances required posted by anti-abortion pregnancy centers amount to impermissible government control of speech.
Relying on appellate decisions that defendant’s motivation isn’t viable defense in such cases, federal judge says Charles Johnson can’t claim he accessed material for research and writing purposes.
Wired.com reports on content of ‘surprising’ letter sent by federal agency to Baltimore Police Department.
Maryland agency told attorney John T. Mitchell that his personalized tag with Spanish word for excrement shouldn’t have been issued in 2009.
Justices refuse to allow Mary Linklater’s claim of retaliation — which she says occurred after she complained of alleged sexual harassment — to proceed.
‘Religious freedom was the very reason for our state’s founding and at the heart of religious freedom is the freedom of individual conscience,’ Martin O’Malley said.
Release of policy came Feb. 10, just ahead of today’s court hearing on whether to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by man who recorded confrontation at 2010 Preakness.
Police move in on Occupy Wall Street encampments under darkness in an effort to clear out some of the longest-lasting protest sites.
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WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices today pondered the vexing question of whether the father of a dead Marine should win his lawsuit against a Kansas church that picketed his son's funeral.
The complexity and weightiness of the First Amendment issue were palpable in the courtroom as justices heard arguments in [...]
A Baltimore County ordinance prohibiting political signs larger than 8 square feet does not violate the First Amendment, a federal judge has ruled.
Stephen V. Kolbe had challenged the constitutionally of the ordinance after being told that he needed to remove a 32-square-foot sign that he placed on his yard last May supporting Maryland gubernatorial [...]
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The mayor of Cumberland, Md., is entitled to qualified immunity from a suit filed by a man who alleged he was tossed out of a city hall meeting in 2006 on the mayor’s orders, a federal judge has ruled.
William A. Taccino contended that Mayor Lee Fiedler had him ejected from the building by [...]
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Fortunetelling for a fee is protected free speech, Maryland's highest court ruled yesterday.
The Maryland Court of Appeals reversed a Montgomery County court decision that had supported an ordinance banning fortune-telling for money.
Judge Clayton Greene Jr., who wrote the court's opinion, concluded that while fortunetellers may sometimes deceive their customers, it's not up [...]