House OKs limits on school testing; opioid overdose deaths now rank among top killers in Maryland; Del. Morhaim introduces bill to allow safe places for drug injections; defense attorneys balk at allowing past sex offenses to be evidence; fracking ban gets hearing; Senate rejects law that would allow students to opt out of dissecting; Senate Pres Miller has slight health scare; and former NAACP chief Benjamin Jealous considers running for governor.Read More
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The small town of Hancock ready to be part-owner of a medical marijuana company; restaurateur also has eyes on the business; meanwhile, Allegany County still has hopes of getting into the game; as officials head to MACo conference, transportation issues may be front and center; three Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls also will be schmoozing at the shore; will Trump’s poor polling number be ominous for Kathy Szeliga’s chances in the Senate?; and FCC looks into stingray cell phone tracking by Baltimore City Police.Read More
The law governing use of cell site location information in Maryland changed in Oct. 2014. It raised the burden of proof and required a court order before law enforcement could conduct real-time tracking, except in cases where a device’s owner had approved it or in cases of life or death.Read More
Cell site simulators were initially used overseas by intelligence agencies and federal law enforcement. Homeland Security agencies including the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement also now use the devices, as does the Internal Revenue Service.Read More
Sometimes prosecutors have decided to offer plea deals in otherwise strong cases rather than disclose the use of cell site simulators.Read More
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