Well-deserved accolades for Brooks Robinson are rolling in from all quarters after his death this week. The common sentiment is, as good a player as he was, Brooks was an even better man. Many of these people fail to realize how true the statement is, or that there was a time when his principles ran so […]
Dean Ronald Weich has announced his intention to leave the University of Baltimore School of Law at the end of this academic year in order to pursue other professional interests. For more than a decade, Weich had led UB Law with energy, enthusiasm, and intelligence. The law school and the greater Baltimore legal community will […]
I recently had the opportunity to step behind the scaffolding and mesh screens surrounding Baltimore’s Penn Station to learn about the current status of the planned renovation of the historic building. This major transportation hub has been serving the traveling public since its opening in 1911. It’s now one component of a larger investment in […]
Decisions to connect with other individuals who you have a mutual alignment should be made with conscious intention.
There is a special brand of irony that Hunter Biden, son of anti-gun President Joe Biden, will use last year’s Supreme Court decision in N.Y.S. Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen to challenge his indictment for being a drug addict in possession of a gun and lying under oath to buy that gun. The president […]
The May 2023 cyberattack on Johns Hopkins Medical’s MOVEit application again demonstrates the systemic weaknesses in the industry approach to health care data security and cybersecurity in general. The cyberattack obviously shows the consequences of integration and subsequent dependance on very complex, highly integrated, and feature-rich applications. The information of more than 300,000 indivi[...]
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Equal Pay Days mark the symbolic date when a woman’s earnings “catch up” to those that a male peer made during the previous year. For Latinas, who earn a ludicrous 54 cents for every dollar earned by their white male counterparts, reaching a man’s 2022 wages would mean working until Oct. 5, 2023. In other […]
A few years ago this board questioned the $375 million deal to keep the Preakness at Pimlico due to several concerns — cost to taxpayers, declining support among the public and the questionable future of horse racing in Maryland. The 2020 law passed committing more than $400 million to the deal, but due to rising […]
Talks of an economic downturn or an outright recession have been on the minds of most business leaders for a very long time. We have endured the pandemic, systemic inflation, and more than our fair share of political unrest in recent years.
As Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes eloquently stated more than 100 years ago, persons “must turn square corners when dealing with the government.” The Aug. 7, 2023, opinion of the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals in Rycon Construction, Inc. reminds those seeking to do business with the state that this adage is alive and well […]
Once upon a time, in 1794, there was a case in the U.S. Supreme Court argued to and decided by a jury. The case was Georgia v. Brailsford, 3 U.S. 1 (1794). It is the only reported U.S. Supreme Court opinion involving the impaneling of a jury. There were a few others, but they were […]