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Editorial Advisory Board

Editorial Advisory Board: Our wounded Supreme Court

The unprecedented leak of a draft opinion authored by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito overruling the 1973 case of  Roe v. Wade and thus permitting state legislatures to decide the legality of abortion sent a shock wave through the national ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: At Carey Law, a job well done

This spring marks the end of Donald Tobin’s eight-year tenure as dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Tobin joined the law school at time of great turmoil, both internally, as the 2008 recession led ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Forced arbitration and sexual misconduct claims

Many employers require their employees to agree in advance to arbitrate all workplace disputes as a condition of employment or continued employment. As a result of this practice, serious workplace compliance violations may remain hidden from the public because they ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: We need transparency in choosing a public defender

Not all states have public defender systems. And not all of those who do, have a statewide public defender system.  The Maryland Office of the Public Defender is an independent state agency with 12 district offices representing the various counties and ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Maryland should pass the COAC Act

After years of consideration Maryland should join 38 other states that have laws requiring animal owners, not taxpayers, to pay the cost of care for lawfully seized neglected and abused animals. The Maryland Cost of Animal Care Act “COAC” (HB1062/SB877) ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Probation not deportation

We urge the Maryland General Assembly to pass House Bill 559/Senate Bill 265, otherwise known as the Probation Not Deportation bill. The passage of this bill is critical to ensure equal protection under the law for all Marylanders. HB 559/SB ...

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