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Editorial Advisory Board: The limits of executive authority

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President Donald Trump recently proclaimed that he intended to order states to reopen their economies and lift stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders issued by governors to protect the health and safety of citizens amid the coronavirus pandemic. “When somebody is the ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Front-line workers and child custody issues

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a growing number of child custody issues are arising among parents who share custody of their minor children. The most looming is whether parents who are considered front-line workers pose a health risk to their children. ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The Hon. James F. Schneider, 1947-2020

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Judge James F. Schneider’s professional life was one of public service. He was an assistant state’s attorney for Baltimore City, general equity master for the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City and, for over 35 years, a United States bankruptcy judge. ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Services sales tax plan verges on ludicrous

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In its quest to create a world-class school system, the Democratic leadership of the Maryland General Assembly is promoting full funding for the Kirwan Commission’s blueprint for the future of Maryland’s public schools, an ambitious plan that promises cleaning house ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Self-dealing in our political system

We believe it’s impossible at this point to be a Maryland resident and not be fatigued by the never-ending self-dealing perpetuated by our government leaders, those sworn to serve the well-being of our citizenry. Baltimore city has faced the dethroning ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Don’t suspend driver’s licenses for inability to pay

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently expressed his support for legislation being introduced during this year’s General Assembly session that would end the Central Collections Unit’s ability to suspend a driver’s license when a person is unable to pay his ...

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