Baltimore’s attempt to hold onto the Preakness Stakes through eminent domain is a sad spectacle, one that serves as a warning to businesses that the city will use the courts against them if public officials don’t like decisions private corporations ...Read More »
On March 6, Rashad James, an attorney with Maryland Legal Aid, attended district court in Harford County. He was there to represent his client in an expungement matter. Mr. James did just that. While his client was not present, Mr. ...Read More »
In August of last year, this board called on the Maryland Rules Committee to consider whether the current rules of professional conduct were appropriately comprehensive to reflect issues of harassment and discrimination under Rule 19-308.4. Misconduct for attorneys. With recent ...Read More »
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books and sold 100,000 copies to the University of Maryland Medical System, on whose board she sat at the time, making a “Healthy Haul” of $500,000. Pugh said that, since she resigned from ...Read More »
On Jan. 31, 2019, this board published an editorial regarding Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s announcement that the State’s Attorney’s Office would no longer prosecute individuals arrested for possession of marijuana, no matter the amount of marijuana seized, absent ...Read More »
It would seem the newly confirmed Baltimore City police commissioner, Michael Harrison, is well on his way to capturing the heart of the City Council, which unanimously approved him to serve as the city’s next police commissioner. We sincerely hope ...Read More »
Ethan Lindenberger testified before Congress that he ignored his mother’s wishes and was vaccinated. His mother believed in the completely discredited fantasy that vaccines cause autism because she read about it on Facebook, that noted medical journal. There is no causation and ...Read More »
Baltimore City judges have been criticized by public officials, including the governor, for decisions they have made in criminal cases. We have written editorials both defending and criticizing judges. In all of the controversies regarding Baltimore City judges and their ...
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Nolle prosequi is a Latin phrase which means “to no longer prosecute” or “unwilling to pursue.” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has recently announced the state’s attorney’s office will no longer prosecute individuals arrested for possession of marijuana in ...
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