Many who live and work in the Baltimore area may not be aware of this, but the Baltimore area ranks in the top metro areas of the country for the share of jobs tied to the fields of science, technology, ...Read More »
During the 2015 session of the Maryland General Assembly, legislators passed Senate Bill 340, which would allow a convicted felon to vote after he has been released from prison but while he is still on parole or probation. Governor Hogan ...Read More »
About a decade ago, before the collapse of the U.S. housing market and the global economic meltdown, I was given a challenging consulting assignment focused on Baltimore city’s housing market. The Baltimore Efficiency and Economy Foundation (BEEF), the independent, nonprofit ...Read More »
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan wants to ease “collateral damage” suffered by ex-offenders. He might even support easing penalties for some minor crimes. No, he’s not planning to change his registration to Independent or Democrat. His motivation here may be largely ...
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a landmark decision last month holding that the prohibition on registration of “disparaging” trademarks under § 2(a) of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment. The ...Read More »