Lawsuits are accumulating across the nation brought by students who say they were unfairly disciplined for sexual misconduct by colleges and universities. And increasing numbers of judges are finding their complaints sufficiently valid to move forward. But few, if any, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The FBI will launch a pilot project early next year to begin collecting use-of-force statistics nationwide and create the first online national database on both deadly and nonfatal interactions the public has with law enforcement. “Accurate and comprehensive data ...Read More »
Montgomery County’s employee pension fund would be ordered to divest an estimated $65 million in stock that it holds in fossil-fuel companies under legislation proposed by County Council members Roger Berliner and Nancy Navarro. The holdings represent a tiny fraction ...Read More »
On any given day in the United States, at least 137,000 men and women sit behind bars on simple drug possession charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch. Nearly two-thirds ...Read More »
“The Real Housewives of Potomac” drama tends to be low stakes (squabbles over seating arrangements, really?), but here’s an off-screen exception: A federal grand jury on Friday indicted friend-of-the-cast Brynee Baylor on charges that she bilked investors in a bogus ...Read More »
Cheverly, one of the first jurisdictions in Maryland to deploy speed cameras, has year after year reported losses from the automated enforcement program. Still, town officials are reluctant to get rid of the cameras, crediting them with helping deter speeding ...
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It’s not for me to score last week’s debate, but I will say this: I watched it with my 14- and 16-year-old kids, and I used the occasion to point out to them: “See, this is the difference between doing ...Read More »