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Author Archives: Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: Digging deeper into the do not call list

In its recent decision regarding Baltimore City’s State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s opposition to releasing the names of compromised Baltimore City police officers,  the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that Mosby must release the list of police officers whom she ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Unfinished juvenile justice reform

During its last session, the Maryland General Assembly passed a landmark bill, the Juvenile Restoration Act. This law now allows juveniles who were charged as adults and have been imprisoned for at least 20 years to file a motion to ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Overseeing Baltimore’s inspector general

The performance review of Baltimore Inspector General Isabel Mercedes Cumming has been ongoing for many months. It started in July, with a completion target of September or October. The task remains incomplete. The end of October is upon us. Given ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: It’s time to drop COA’s judicial districts

Gov. Larry Hogan has the opportunity next year to place two more judges on Maryland’s Court of Appeals.  Judge Robert N. McDonald will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Feb. 23, and Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty will ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Time to reform rules for noncompete agreements

Earlier this year, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a sweeping law that would ban almost all future noncompete agreements in the district starting next year. The new statute is one of the most radical and far-reaching laws of ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: CDC eviction moratorium is unconstitutional

On Aug. 3 the Biden administration, through Dr. Rochelle Wallensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, issued a new eviction moratorium that, like the previous one and its three extensions, is unconstitutional. Even the president agrees. ...

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