As both a family law practitioner and a parent who has a child with an opioid addiction, I have for many years had a front-row seat to the damage that drugs can do to a family.Read More »
On average, 115 people die from a drug overdose in the United States every day. It’s the leading cause of death for individuals under the age of 50. In the past, drug addiction was historically associated with poor, urban communities ...Read More »
First the bad. Four times as many Marylanders died of opioid overdoses (2,044) than died in traffic accidents in 2016 (505). Almost 90 percent of all drug and alcohol poisonings in Maryland were opioid-related. That grim toll might climb further ...Read More »
The controversy over race and admissions at elite educational institutions is heating up. Harvard University is under pressure to stop discriminating against Asian Americans, who make up a smaller percentage of its student body (22.2 percent) than their grades and ...
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On Aug. 13, 2013, at a time when the Maryland Department of Education was considering relaxing discipline standards in order to reduce the several-fold racial differences in out-of-school suspensions commonly observed in the state’s public schools, I published a commentary ...
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I fear the relationship between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is at a breaking point. As we process the president’s latest Twitter blast toward his attorney general, it is worth remembering exactly how we got here. First, ...Read More »