Tag Archives: parental rights

Lawmakers will focus on Baltimore’s violence, online bullying, parental rights

(Photo illustration by Maximilian Franz)

(First in a series) [READ MORE: Dec. 3: Battle over beer ] With the number of homicides exceeding 300 annually in Baltimore, the Maryland General Assembly this coming session will consider increasing funding for programs legislators say show promise for reducing violent crime ...

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Md. court: Supervised visitation did not violate sex abuser’s parental rights

The Courts of Appeal building in Annapolis. (The Daily Record File)

A sentencing judge did not violate a convicted child sexual abuser’s fundamental right to parent by requiring -- as a condition of probation -- that his visits with his pre-school son be supervised, even though the abuse was not of his boy but of a 10-year-old girl not related to him, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled.

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