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Editorial Advisory Board: Baltimore, don’t use eminent domain to seize intangible property (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Federal judicial code of conduct leading the way? (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The folly of ‘Healthy Holly’ (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: A follow-up to Mosby’s marijuana mandate (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Tips from London for Baltimore’s new police commissioner (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Don’t gamble with children — let them be vaccinated (access required)

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 ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Let judges have their voice (access required)

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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Editorial Advisory Board: Mosby and marijuana possession (access required)

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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