Montgomery Judge Denies New Hearing for Beltway Sniper; Salacious Bethesda Home for Sale

News, announcements and other useful links for Thursday morning

Malvo denied new sentencing hearing

A Montgomery County decider ruled Wednesday that a 6 life sentences to that Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo was condemned are constitutional, notwithstanding a U.S. Supreme Court statute that imperative life terms are unconstitutional for juveniles. The decider ruled Malvo was not given imperative terms when he was condemned in a 6 county slayings in 2006. A sovereign justice is deliberation his appeal. [The Washington Post]

Former Bethesda ‘sex club’ home for sale

The home on Tone Drive in Bethesda is a former plcae of a BDSM ‘sex club’ that neighbors once complained to a county about and was after created about in The Washington Post. The 5,500-square-foot home final sole for $975,000 in May 2009 and is now listed during $1.3 million. [Curbed DC]

State row votes to mislay Taney statue

The four-member State House Trust Wednesday voted in preference of stealing a statue of former U.S. Chief Justice Roger B. Taney from a State House drift in Annapolis. It’s not transparent when a statue will be removed. Taney wrote a infancy preference in a 1857 Dred Scott box in that a justice found that African-Americans could not be U.S. citizens.

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, representing Gov. Larry Hogan; House Speaker Mike Busch and Charles Edson, representing a Maryland Historical Trust, voted for a dismissal of a statue. State Senate President Mike Miller, who pronounced he does not support relocating a statue, did not vote. The pierce comes as black of labour and a Confederacy are in a spotlight after aroused protests in Charlottesville. [Baltimore Sun]

Chance of thunderstorms this afternoon

There’s a possibility of thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Thursday with a high approaching nearby 88 degrees and a low dropping to around 74 tonight, according to a National Weather Service.

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