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Mandatory Time Applied for Supervised Release (access required)

A defendant cannot take advantage of an amendment that eliminated the supervised release statute’s mandatory minimum sentence because the statute was amended after defendant committed the underlying drug and firearms offenses for which he originally was sentenced, but before he ...

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No Contract Clause Claim for City Pension Change (access required)

A Baltimore local ordinance substituting a cost-of-living adjustment for a “variable benefit” in police and firefighter pensions did not impair plaintiffs’ rights under the Contract Clause of the U.S. Constitution because plaintiffs retained a state law remedy for breach of ...

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120-Year Sentence Upheld in Child Porn Case (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a 120-year sentence for a 28-year-old man convicted of production, possession and transportation of child pornography, in connection with his sexual molestation of a four-year-old boy while acting as the child’s babysitter; the appellate court rejects ...

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