Here’s a sentence from a press release issued by Baltimore County on Friday announcing that crime in the county was down in 2008 compared to 2007: Most impressively, of the eight serious crime categories, seven have seen a decrease. Rape has ...Read More »
Talk of presidential pardons usually heats up as a commander-in-chief is leaving the White House. One recent exception to that rule has been Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion. Johnson won the title in 1908, spawning the search for the “Great White Hope” that could ...
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One of the first things Phoebe A. Haddon saw when she visited the University of Maryland School of Law during its dean search was “Thurgood Marshall’s Early Career in Maryland: 1933-1937” an exhibit in the library that bears the name ...Read More »
I used my Twitter account for the first time last week while covering the Exxon verdict in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Turns out I chose to start using the “micro-blogging” site (which limits entries to 140 characters or less) just as “tweets” in the legal ...Read More »
Representatives from the NFL Players Association are in Maui this weekend to select a new executive director for what the AP calls “North America’s most powerful sports union.” Three candidates have football and football-related experience: Troy Vincent and Trace Armstrong ...
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